Polls Apart

2016 is shaping up to be the year of elections; with Federal and Local Government polls being held just 2 months apart.

2016 is shaping up to be the year of elections; with Federal and Local Government polls being held just 2 months apart.

This year’s Council elections for those Councils not subject to amalgamation or merger proposals will be held on Saturday, 10 September 2016. Pre-poll will commence on Monday, 29 August 2016.

The NSW Electoral Commission has launched a dedicated website that provides current updates regarding electoral rolls, nominations and polling places. Information is also available regarding election-related employment opportunities. The website address is: www.votensw.info To provide assistance with access to information for community members, Cessnock City Council has provided a direct link via its own website that can be found at: http://www.cessnock.nsw.gov.au/council/election

Enquiries can be directed to the NSW Electoral Commission via the website or to Robert Maginnity, Council’s Director Corporate & Community Services on 4993 4175.