Midday Deadline For Council Candidates

Election Campaign Officially Kicks Off

Midday Deadline For Council Candidates

Anyone in a newly-merged local government area, considering running for a seat on council at the September election, will need to have their nomination in by midday today.

As of 9am yesterday, the NSW Electoral Commission had accepted nominations from 948 councillor candidates across 45 councils.

The draw for positions on the ballot paper for the Snowy Valleys and Cootamundra-Gundagai Councils will be conducted at 6pm tonight.

Once the draw has been finalised, the list of candidates will be available on the NSW Electoral Commission website.