Western Australia Electoral Commission
The Western Australian Electoral Commission was established as a department of the Government of Western Australia by proclamation of the Acts Amendment (Electoral Reform) Act on the 30 October 1987. The Commission replaced the State Electoral Department which commenced operation when the first Electoral Act came into effect in 1904.
To provide all Western Australians with accessible, efficient and high quality electoral and enrolment services.
Our Key Services
The Commission is responsible for the provision of services to its customers in the following areas:
maintaining the State Electoral Roll
conducting State Parliamentary elections and referenda, local government elections and other statutory and non-statutory elections
promoting community awareness of the electoral process.