The roll for an election consists of:
1. City of Belmont residents roll – this comprises individuals who live in the City of Belmont electorate and who are enrolled on the State Electoral Roll. Residents should direct enquiries about the Belmont residents roll to the Western Australian Electoral Commission on 13 63 06 or firstname.lastname@example.org
2. City of Belmont non-resident owners and occupiers roll – this comprises individuals who own (but do not reside in) or occupy rateable property in the City and of individuals nominates by companies that own or occupy rateable property in the City, and have been accepted as an elector after completing Form 2 – Enrolment Eligibility Claim. Non-resident owners and occupiers should direct enquiries about the City’s non-resident owners and occupiers roll to 08 9477 7211 or email@example.com
A person may have his or her name on the roll only once per ward regardless of the number of properties owned or occupied in each ward.
A company may have a maximum of two people on the roll as nominees of that company per ward regardless of the number of properties owned or occupied in each ward.
“Occupation” means having a right under a lease, tenancy agreement or other legal instrument, to be in continuous occupation of a definable piece of rateable property for at least the next three months after the date of application.
Enrolment Eligibility Claim forms may be downloaded below:
Enrolment Eligibility Claim - Form 2Enrolment Eligibility Claim - Form 2 (Corporate Nominees)
Alternatively forms can be obtained by:
The election will be conducted by the Western Australain Electoral Commission (WAEC) as a postal election. Packages containing information on the candidates, instructions on how to vote, the ballot paper and the return envelope will be posted to electors about three weeks before Election Day.
No, voting in local government elections is not compulsory in Western Australia.
No, the Mayor of the City of Belmont is currently elected by the Council from amongst the Councillors, rather than being directly elected by the electors.
No, early or absent voting is not available for postal elections. If you are going to be away at the time of the election you need to get someone to forward your papers to you.
A replacement package can be issued if yours has been lost or destroyed. You should contact the City on 08 9477 7211 or in person at the City of Belmont Civic Centre, 215 Wright Street Cloverdale for assistance.
City of Belmont 215 Wright Street, Cloverdale WA 6105 Postal Address Locked Bag 379, Cloverdale WA 6985
Phone: (08) 9477 7222 Fax: (08) 9478 1473 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
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