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Voting blunder leaves council dangling

THE City of Swan is still without a mayor or deputy mayor after tonight’s special council meeting to elect the positions was adjourned due to a mistake made during the election process. Councillors had cast their votes to elect either ...

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Still time to vote

By Claire Ottaviano ON average, only a quarter of ratepayers in the eastern and hills region have so far voted in this Saturday’s local government elections. Despite the low postal vote return, it is looking like voter turnout in the ...

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Mundaring voting gets livestreamed

By Rebecca Peppiatt For the first time in history, the Shire of Mundaring will have its election count livestreamed to the general public, thanks to an entrepreneurial and forward thinking 15-year-old. Owen Briffa, from Parkerville, has been granted permission by ...

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Paige McNeil elected unopposed for council

By Rebecca Peppiatt For one election candidate, the race for a spot on the council at the Shire of Mundaring was an early landslide victory. Stoneville resident Paige McNeil was elected unopposed last week, becoming the new representative for Central ...

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Two councillors back at the helm

By Melissa Sheil KALAMUNDA Council’s North West ward can expect no change after this year’s election, as both re-running councillors take back their seats uncontested. Deputy Mayor Dylan O’Connor and Councillor Lisa Cooper will return to representing residents of High ...

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Election race takes off

By Claire Ottaviano THE local government election race is now on. At Echo News’ deadline on Thursday morning 20 City of Swan candidates, eight City of Kalamunda candidates and 15 Shire of Mundaring candidates had nominated for positions on their ...

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Local government nominations now open

By Claire Ottaviano LOCAL Government elections are open from now until September 9, with many across the eastern and Perth Hills region voicing their intent to nominate well ahead of time. Local government elections are held every two years, with ...

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Countdown on to local government elections

By Claire Ottaviano WITH fewer than 100 days until the Western Australian local government elections, candidates in Swan, Mundaring and Kalamunda have begun to voice their intended nominations. Local government elections are held every two years, with the next round ...

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