Corangamite Shire Council: Central Ward by-election
Voters in Central Ward in Corangamite Shire Council will vote in a by-election this June.
This will be a postal by-election to elect a new councillor for Central Ward, after the passing of Councillor Wayne Oakes on Thursday 19 March 2020.
Enrolment for this by-election has closed. If you are enrolled for the by-election, we will post you a ballot pack between Tuesday 9 and Thursday 11 June 2020. Find out more information below.
The Returning Officer for this by-election is Colin Riley.
A Returning Officer is a person appointed to manage council elections and by-elections.
The election office for this by-election has temporarily closed and will re-open on Monday 22 June 2020. For any election-related information not covered on this website call 1300 202 885 or email the Returning Officer.
Local Government Act 2020
New local government legislation was passed by the Victorian Parliament in March 2020. As the provisions regarding by-elections have not yet come into effect, this by-election is being conducted under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1989.
Thursday 19 March 2020
Date of vacancy
Friday 1 May 2020
Enrolment closes 4.00 pm
Thursday 21 May 2020
Tuesday 26 May 2020
Nominations close 12 noon
Wednesday 27 May 2020
Last chance to respond to candidate questionnaire, submit candidate statements and photos – 12 noon
Tuesday 9 – Thursday 11 June 2020
Ballot pack mail-out
Friday 26 June 2020
Voting closes 6.00 pm