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Bayside City Council 2016 Election: 21 October

Key details for the 2016 Election

  • Election conducted by a postal vote.
  • Number of vacancies – seven councillors.
  • Estimated total enrolment on voters’ roll – approximately 74,000.
  • Election day – Friday 21 October (ballot closes at 6pm).
  • Counting commences Saturday 22 October (electronically).
  • Declaration of election on Wednesday 2 November 2016.
  • Electoral office is the Former Brighton Courthouse, Carpenter Street Brighton.

Key dates

14 September 
(3pm and 6pm)
Victorian Electoral Commission information session on the mechanics of nominating. Corporate Centre, 76 Royal Avenue Sandringham
14 September Opening of the Election Office
Former Brighton Court House
15 September  Opening of nominations to Stand for Council
20 September  Nomination day
Nominations must be received by 12 noon. 
Ballot draw for ballot paper.
21 September  Lodgement of candidate statements and photographs
4–6 October Election packs mailout
21 October  Voting closes at 6pm sharp
22 October  Election Day
24–31 October Postal vote receipt period
2 November Declaration of the Election at 6pm