Local Government Election


Edward River Council will go to an election on Saturday 04 September 2021. All residents over 18 are required to vote.


 A series of online candidate information sessions will be conducted by the NSW Electoral Commission (NSWEC) in the lead up to the 2021 NSW Local Government elections.

The webinars will be held from April to August 2021 and will cover the following topics:

Election overview

Election funding and disclosure

Registration of candidates, groups, and third-party campaigners

Electoral material (also known as how-to-vote material)

Nomination process

Early voting and election day voting

Candidate workers and scrutineers

Counting and results


Additional seminars will be conducted in the lead up to election.

Follow the link to register for the next webinar to be held Tuesday 11 May.


Applications can be found here for non-residents wishing to nominate for candidacy in the Edward River Council election:

Non-residential-Roll-Individual-Application.docx(DOCX, 32KB)

Non-residential-Roll-Nominee-Application-Template-1.docx(DOCX, 46KB)

For further information regarding Local Government elections, visit Information for Candidates NSW Local Govt Elections

Six Steps To Being A Candidate