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 Vote in the Local Government Elections

Make your vote count

​A Local Government Election is being held on Saturday 19 October, 2019 to fill the following vacancies within the City of Belmont:

East Ward              2 Councillors              4 year terms

South Ward           1 Councillor                4 year terms

West Ward             1 Councillor                4 year terms

To see who is running in your ward, please click here.

The election is being conducted by the Western Australian Electoral Commission using the postal vote method. Election packages can be returned by mail or hand delivered and placed in a sealed ballot box at the City of Belmont Civic Centre, 215 Wright Street Cloverdale, up until 6pm on election day. 

Vote counting will take place on election night as soon as possible after the close of polling. Where possible results are made available later that evening, with official notice being given as soon as practicable following the election.

The ‘first past the post’ system is used for Local Government Elections, in which electors indicate the candidate, or candidates, of their choice by placing a tick in the box opposite the names of the chosen persons, up to the number of vacancies to be filled, with candidates being elected in order of the number of votes they receive.

Who can vote?

City of Belmont residents roll – this roll comprises individuals who live in the City of Belmont electorate and who are enrolled on the State or Commonwealth Electoral Roll. Note that if you are a resident and are already correctly enrolled on the State or Commonwealth Electoral roll, you are automatically enrolled to vote in Local Government Elections.

City of Belmont non-resident owners and occupiers roll – this comprises of individuals who own (but do not reside in) or occupy rateable property in the City and of individuals nominated 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.

If you haven't recieved your election package, please contact the Returning Officer on 0419 048 637 or email at

For more information regarding the upcoming Local Government Election, please visit the Western Australian Electoral Commission website.