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2013 Elections Publications

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2013 Elections Publications

The Department provides a number of publications regarding local government elections:

Election timetables
View the elections timetable for Saturday, 19 October 2013.
A spreadsheet template to produce an elections timetable for extraordinary and other elections.
Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
Commonly asked questions about election procedures and the law.
Standing for Council
An overview of the role of local governments, what it means to be a councillor, how to nominate and other useful information.
Local Government in Western Australia - A Guide for Aboriginal Communities
A brief outline of what local governments do and how they govern the people in their district.
Your Community - Your Local Government
An introduction guide for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people interested in standing in the October Elections.
Why be a councillor?
A brochure on the role of councillors, who can nominate and getting started on a campaign
An overview on the importance of Aboriginal people becoming councillors, who can nominate and getting started on a campaign.
Other publications
A Power Point Presentation and Guide for CEOs holding Candidate Information Sessions.
A guide for Returning Officers which includes election forms.
Relates to the administration of local government elections. Candidates should be aware that elections are conducted under an act of Parliament and that there are penalties if convicted of breaching this Act.
The Regulations accompany the Act and prescribe regulations for various election processes.

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