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Council Elections

A full, periodic Council election will be held in November 2018. Now is your chance to Create Change by participating in the election, whether that be nominating for a position on the Council, or voting for the candidates who best represent your vision for the City.

Dates for Periodic Elections 2018

The next Council elections will be held in November 2018.  Whether you’re enrolling, voting or nominating as a candidate, here are all the important days and dates to keep in mind. 




Close of rolls


5pm Friday 10 August 2018

Nominations to stand as a candidate


Tuesday 4 September 2018

Nominations close


12 noon, Tuesday 18 September 2018

Ballot Packs mailed out


Monday 22 to Friday 26 October 2018

Close of voting


5pm Friday 9 November 2018

Vote count


Saturday 10 November 2018

For information on enrolling, please see the Enrolling to Vote page.

For information on nominating, please see the Nominations page.

For information on voting, please see the Voting page.

Election Liaison Officers

For nominations, candidate information or general enquires, please contact:
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), City of Adelaide, 8203 7459

For voters roll/voting eligibility enquiries, please contact:
Voters Roll Liaison, City of Adelaide, 8203 7129

Other useful contacts

For general elections enquiries contact:
Electoral Commission SA
Phone: 1300 655 232

Useful Links

Local Government Association

Office for State/Local Government Relations (State Government body)

Electoral Commission of South Australia

Application for Electoral Enrolment (Australian Electoral Commission)

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