Council Election 2020

Local council general elections are held every four years.

Whitehorse City Council Elections will be held in October 2020 and conducted entirely by post - a safe and completely secret method of voting.

Ballot packs will mailed directly to all enrolled voters between 6 - 8 October.

Voting closes at 6.00pm, Friday 23 October 2020. Follow the instructions on the ballot pack and make sure your completed vote is in the mail or hand-delivered to your election office before 6pm on Friday 23 October 2020.

The conduct of Council elections is regulated by the Local Government Act 2020 and the Local Government (Electoral) Regulations 2020.  

Please note: the electoral structure of the City of Whitehorse has changed following the introduction of the Local Government Act 2020. You will be voting according to the new ward structure, which will come into effect at the election.

Voting is compulsory for State-enrolled Australian citizens aged 18 years or older, and you may be fined if you don't vote. Find out more about voting eligibility and enrolment.

Voters are encouraged to sign up for free election reminders via the Victorian Electoral Commission’s (VEC’s) VoterAlert service.