- Written by: Adam Gatt Penrith City Council (02) 4732 7777 (02) 4732 7958 firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.penrithcity.nsw.gov.au 601 High St Penrith NSW 2750 Australia
2021 Councillor Election
On Saturday 4 December 2021, the local government election of Councillors took place in Penrith, administered by the Australian Election Company.
Final 2021 Councillor Election results
The next Local Government Election will be held in September 2024.
A report must be prepared in accordance with obligations under Section 393A of the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 which requires the General Manager to Report on the Election.
Previous Election Results
May 2018 By-election results
The official declaration of the polls on 16 May 2018 saw us welcome the two new Councillors elected from Saturday's by-election, Brian Cartwright in South Ward and Robin Cook in East ward.
You can see the detailed vote counts below:
May 2018 By-election
Voting closed at 6pm on Saturday, 12 May 2018 in the by-election to elect one candidate each for the East and South Wards of Council. Please see the Notice of Contested Election for the East and South Ward.
The Australian Election Company conducted the by-elections for Council. Comprehensive information on the conduct of this election can be found at the Australian Election Company’s website.
2016 Councillor Election
On Saturday 10 September 2016, the local government election of Councillors took place in Penrith, administered by the Australian Election Company.
Final Election Results
The next Local Government Election will be held in September 2020.
Conduct of the 2016 Election Report
This report has been prepared in accordance with the Council's obligations under Section 393A of the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 which requires the General Manager to Report on the Election.
Becoming a Councillor, the election process and legal obligations
Please note, the information in the link below is provided by the NSW Electoral Commission. Much of the information will be relevant for the Penrith City Council Election, however some information may not be. If in doubt, please contact the Returning Officer for the Penrith City Council Election from mid-October.
The Office of Local Government has launched a comprehensive online candidate training tool. The interactive resource provides candidates with detailed information about running for election and the roles and responsibilities of councils and councillors. It is designed to arm election candidates with the know-how to launch their election campaign and serve their community to the best of their ability if they are elected.
Nominating for the Election
For more information about nominating for the election including nomination forms, please click on the link below.