Votes for 2018 Council Election must be received by the Returning Officer no later than the close of voting 5pm Friday 9 November 2018. 

Voting in council elections is completed by posting your voting papers. If you are on the state (House of Assembly) electoral roll or have completed an enrolment for the supplementary roll, you will receive a voting pack in the mail between Monday 22 to Friday 26 October 2018. 

The ballot paper in your voting pack will detail the candidates standing for election in your council ward. To find out more about each of the candidates and what they stand for go to the find your candidates page. Some councils also offer ‘meet the candidate’ events. Contact your local council to find out whether such events are being held in your community.

Votes must be received by the Returning Officer no later than the close of voting 5pm Friday 9 November 2018.

Local democracy is an important feature of life in Australia, and councils have a far greater influence on communities than most people appreciate.

Make a difference by participating in your council election.

Refer to your Postal Voting Guide enclosed in the ballot pack on how to complete your ballot material.

You can find more information about how to complete and return your vote to ensure it is valid on the Electoral Commission of South Australia - ECSA website.

For frequently asked questions (FAQs) for voters please click here.

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