Council elections

The City of Joondalup local government elections are held every two years, on the third Saturday in October. The Mayor and Councillors are each elected for four-year terms, with half of the elected members being elected every biennial election.

The Council has appointed the Western Australian Electoral Commission to run its elections and the Commission appoints a Returning Officer to oversee the elections including taking candidate nominations and supervising the count on election night.

The next elections for the City will be held in October 2021. A fact sheet will be developed that highlights important information regarding the 2021 local government elections at the City of Joondalup.