Local Government Elections 2012

Key Indicators/Trends

Participation

Average of the 136 Councils 82.1%

Informality

Average of the 136 Councils 7.9%

Vote types

Total votes 2,929,094 for councillor positions

Average of the 136 Councils
Ordinary votes 73.4%
Pre-poll/DI votes 13.1%
Postal votes 3.1%
Provisional votes 2.0%
(Enrolment New/Silent/Section)

Infrastructure

Enrolment

3,566,999

Early Voting Locations

Pre-poll 390
Declared Institutions 525

Polling Places

2,539

Community Education/CALD/ATSI

Information provided in 20 Community Languages

Staffing

Total employed 12,252

Representation

Mayoral

Number of councils who conducted Mayoral Elections: 26
Number of Party nominated Candidates: 0
Number of Independent Candidates: 0
Female Mayoral Candidates: 45
Male Mayoral Candidates: 102
Total Candidates: 147
Mayoral results

Councillor

Number of Grouped Candidates: 0
Number of Ungrouped Candidates: 0
Female Councillor Candidates: 353
Male Councillor Candidates:532
Total Candidates: 855
Councillor results