The NSW Local Government Elections were held on Saturday 10 September 2016.
Following the announcement of Peter Besseling's resignation as Mayor on 8 May 2017, a by-election must be held in order to fill the vacancy of Mayor within 3 months of the vacancy occurring.
Port Macquarie-Hastings By-Election
The NSW Electoral Commission has set the date of Saturday 29 July 2017 for a mayoral by-election to be held.
It is compulsory for Australian citizens who are residents of the Port Macquarie-Hastings local government area, and eligible to vote, to enrol and vote for a Mayor for the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council on election day - Saturday, 29 July 2017.
Full details of the by-election including significant dates, polling places and early voting are available from the NSW Electoral Commission website.
If you are unable to make it to a polling place on election day, you may be eligible to cast an early vote using the postal or pre-poll options outlined on the NSW Electoral Commission Website.
For information on the Mayoral candidates, visit the NSW Electoral Commission Website.
Information on the current Councillors of Port Macquarie-Hastings can be found on this website.
This page was last updated on: 14 July 2017