You can find out more about the nomination process by reading a Candidate Handbook.
Handbooks are available almost three months before major elections, such as State elections.
For a by-election, handbooks are available once the by-election is known.
Corangamite Shire Council: Central Ward by-election
There will be a by-election in Central Ward in Corangamite Shire Council in June 2020.
You can find detailed information on the nomination process in the following handbook:
- Corangamite Shire Council by-election – candidate handbook (PDF, 1.5MB)
- Corangamite Shire Council by-election – candidate handbook (Word, 4.6MB)
Scrutineers are people who observe election activities on behalf of a candidate. This includes ballot paper issuing and vote counting.
To find out more about the role and responsibilities of a scrutineer, read the following handbook:
- Council By-election (postal) – Scrutineer Handbook (Word, 1.6MB)
- Council By-election (postal) – Scrutineer Handbook (PDF, 1.4MB)
Candidates must appoint scrutineers in writing by completing the following form:
Previous election handbooks
The following handbooks are provided for information only. They were current at the time they were originally published, but do not reflect changes resulting from the introduction of the Local Government Act 2020.