Aug 09 2017

By Georgia Holland


Nominations close at 12 noon Wednesday, 9 August for candidates wishing to contest the NSW Local Council elections to be held Saturday, 9 September 2017.

As at 9am Tuesday, 8 August the NSW Electoral Commission has accepted nominations from 948 councillor and 33 mayoral candidates across the 45 councils whose elections are being managed by the Commission.

At 6pm tonight, Returning Officers will conduct the ballot paper draw to determine the position of candidates and groups on the ballot paper.

Once approved, the final list of candidates for each council, will be published in ballot paper order on the NSW Electoral Commission.

The close of nominations marks the beginning of the official month-long election campaign.

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