Local Government Elections

The next Local Government Election will be held on 21 October 2023.

Interested in becoming a Councillor?

Visit our Becoming a Councillor page.

Electoral Gifts

It is a statutory requirement for any gift over $200 (or a combination of gifts worth over $200) to be declared by the donor and the candidate who accepts the gift.

Declaration of gifts must be made by completing the form below and the completed form must be received by the CEO within 3 days.

Declaration of Gift Form

Ward Areas

The Shire of Denmark has a three ward structure for Elected Member representation. They are Town Ward, Scotsdale/Shadforth Ward and Kent/Nornalup Ward. 

Overall map - showing all three wards

Town Ward

Scotsdale/Shadforth Ward

Kent/Nornalup Ward

Voting Method

The Shire of Denmark runs each election by postal vote. All postal elections are managed by the WA Electoral Commission (WAEC) who appoint a Returning Officer for each election.

Enrolling to Vote

More Information

For more information, please contact the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) or the Western Australian Electoral Commission (WAEC) by clicking on the one of the links below:

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries