The Shire of Mount Magnet is made up of seven Councillors including the President and Deputy President who are elected to the positions by the Council. Local Government Elections are held in October every two years and Councillors are elected for a term of four years. Be a Vocal Local
Information about eligibility and nomination procedures can be obtained by contacting either the CEO or the Western Australian Electoral Commission on 13 63 06.
Enrolling to Vote
Residents: If you are a resident and already registered correctly on the State or Commonwealth Electoral Roll , you are automatically enrolled to vote in the Shire elections. If you are not already on the State Electoral Role but meet the eligibility criteria for this Roll, you can enrol online at www.aec.gov.au. Alternatively, enrolment forms are available from the Shire Office, Post Office or online from www.elections.wa.gov.au.
Non-Resident Owners and Occupiers of Shire property who are not residents are also eligible to vote and need to apply to go on the Shire’s electoral roll. Enrolment claim forms can be obtained from the Shire Office and should be lodged with the CEO.
Election packages will be posted to absent electors on the roll by request. The packages can be returned by mail and it will be placed in a sealed ballot box. Click here to download the Postal Vote Application Form.
The count commences at 6.00pm and the results will be announced as soon as possible after the count is completed.
JENSEN, Jorgen – 84 votes – Elected
MORRISSEY, Karen – 59 votes – Elected
WATSON, Monica – 48 votes
RYAN, Kim – 34 votes
MORRIS, Elizabeth – 39 votes
HOMEWOOD, Jason – 76 votes – Elected
WILLIAMS, Karen – 21 votes
McGORMAN, James – 81 votes – Elected
DERSCHOW, Hardy – 32 votes
REED, Jade – 55 votes
Each elected Councillor will hold office until 18 October 2025
More Information on Local Government Elections may be obtained from the
Department of Local Government website.