City of Adelaide council periodic elections are held every four years. They decide the Lord Mayor and Councillors who will represent the city.

The last elections were in November 2018. You can view and learn about the current Lord Mayor and Councillors

The next periodic elections will be in 2022.

Due to the resignation of Councillor Houssam Abiad in January 2020, Council will be holding a supplementary election to fill the Central Ward Councillor vacancy.

2020 Supplementary Election - Provisional Results

The City of Adelaide has been working with the Electoral Commission to run the supplementary election to fill the vacancy for a Central Ward Councillor.

Congratulations Greg Mackie who has been provisionally elected as Councillor for Adelaide’s Central Ward.

The release of these results are provided on a provisional basis, and certification by the Electoral Commissioner is anticipated to occur on Monday 18 May.

Please see below provisional breakdown:

Candidate1st Preference VotePercentage
WHITING, Stuart1467.26%
WAYNE, Chao40620.19%
MACKIE,  Greg (Elected)56828.24%
LEWIS, Gareth1668.25%
KHAN, Doha1406.96%
PAINE, Nathan33716.76%
GITSHAM, Darren1527.56%
WYRA, Malwina964.77%

For more information please see the ECSA website.

Further information

You'll find further information about the election process on our Frequently asked questions page. If you have further questions please contact our Council Liaison Officer:

8203 7203