SUPPLEMENTARY ELECTION - VACANCY MAYOR

22nd December 2020

The Flinders Ranges Council

Due to the resignation of the Mayor, a supplementary election is necessary to fill the vacancy of Mayor for The Flinders Ranges Council.

Timetable

EventDate
Roll close5pm, Monday 21 December 2020
Opening of nominationsThursday 14 January 2021
Nominations close12 noon, Thursday 28 January 2021
Dispatch of ballot material to electorsTuesday 9 February 2021 to Monday 15 February 2021
Close of voting (Polling Day)12 noon, Monday 1 March 2021
Scrutiny and count9am, Wednesday 3 March 2021

Close of roll

The voters roll for this supplementary election closes at 5pm on Monday 21 December 2020.

You can check if you are on the state electoral roll online on the Australian Electoral Commission's website (external link). If you do not appear on the roll and are an Australian citizen aged 18 or over you should enrol immediately via the Australian Electoral Commission website (external link).

If you are not eligible to enrol on the state electoral roll you may still be entitled to enrol to vote if you own or occupy a property or are a resident non-Australian citizen. Contact the Council to find out how on 08 8620 0500 or visit The Flinders Ranges Council (external link).

Nominating

Becoming a member of council is a great way to represent and help make a difference to your local community.

The nomination period for the vacancy of Mayor for The Flinders Ranges Council  opens Thursday 14 January 2021  and will close at 12 noon on Thursday 28 January 2021.

If you are interested in nominating, kits will be available during the nomination period from the council office located at Council Office, 1 Seventh Street Quorn.

A candidate briefing session will be held for intending candidates with a date to be confirmed closer to the event.

General information and resources about nominating for council is also available on our resources for council candidates webpage.

Guides

Before completing a nomination form you are strongly encouraged to review the following handbook and the requirements for profiles and photographs:

LG20 - Candidate Handbook (PDF 1.8 MB)
LG13 - Requirements for profiles and photographs (PDF 3.3 MB)
LGA Candidate profile and candidate statement (PDF 1.2 MB)

The Local Government Association of South Australia has prepared a guide with general information about the role of local government and councillors:

Make a difference - nominate for council (PDF 6 MB)