Council Elections - Your guide to voting

Read about what you need to know and how to vote in this year's council elections.

City Limits Magazine October 2014 This article appears in City Limits magazine - Issue 46 - October 2014.

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Council elections are voluntary and are conducted using postal voting.

Ballot papers will be sent to voters – residents on the House of Assembly role and enrolled business owners and landlords – this month.

All elections are conducted using the counting system known as proportional representation.

Voters need to place at least a number 1 and 2 in the boxes on the ballot paper. Place the ballot paper in the envelope provided.

Seal it and complete your details and sign the envelope flap. Place your completed ballot paper in the reply paid envelope provided.

City Limits - Oct 14 - Issue 46 - Little Locals council electionCompleted ballot papers must be received at the address provided by 5pm on Friday, November 7.

Ballots can also be returned at the City of Marion’s office at 245 Sturt Rd, Sturt, by the same deadline.

The vote is due to be counted on Saturday, November 8, and Sunday, November 9.

The successful candidates will be provisionally declared at the conclusion of the count.

City Limits Magazine

The City Limits Magazine is a community publication that keeps Marion residents in touch with what is happening in their community. It includes information about major projects, council initiatives and events, as well as profiles of community members.

It is published three times a year and distributed to 40,000 residents and businesses in the Marion Council area.