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Candidate information for the Council elections

News Article Date: 
Monday, 12 September 2016

Nominations for Warrnambool City Council election open on Thursday September 15.

Candidate information will be progressively made available on the Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) website from Thursday—check individual council election pages at the VEC website and see details below.


Finding out who has nominated

Candidates for each council will be updated progressively on the VEC website during the nomination period, from Thursday 15 September until 12 noon Tuesday 20 September.

The list will be updated twice-daily each weekday during the nomination period. No nominations will be taken over the weekend.


Accessing the final list of candidates

Following the close of nominations at 12 noon Tuesday 20 September, each council’s Returning Officer will conduct a ballot draw for each election to determine the order that candidates’ names will appear on the ballot paper.

This final list of candidates, in ballot paper order, will be available on the VEC website late Tuesday afternoon.


Candidate contact information

Contact details for candidates, where provided, will be available on the VEC website as candidates are listed during the nomination period. A list will also be posted at the end of the day at each council’s election office.


Candidate questionnaires, statements and how-to-vote cards

2016 council election candidates have the option of completing a questionnaire to allow voters to compare candidates’ experience. Candidate statements and photographs, where provided, will be available online from Monday 26 September.


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