2018 Councillor By-Election
Lockyer Valley Regional Council's Councillor by-election was held on Saturday, 10 February 2018.
The Acting Electoral Commissioner has approved the declaration of the successful candidate in the Lockyer by-election, Mr Patrick (Rick) Vela. This information is available on the ECQ website and on ECQ Facebook site.
Local Government elections are held every 4 years and are conducted by the Electoral Commission of Queensland. A by-election may be held where a vacancy exists.
Election Signage Fact Sheet outlines the requirements in relation to the location and construction of election signs in the Lockyer Valley area.
On the ECQ's website, residents can:
- Enrol to vote
- Check enrolment details
- Check voting options, including polling booth locations and pre-polling voting
For further information about local government elections please contact ECQ on 1300 881 665 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FAQs - 2018 Councillor By-Election
1. Who is responsible for advertising a local government election?
Council is required by legislation to use the Electoral Commission of Queensland (ECQ) to run elections. As a part of this, the ECQ advertises elections in accordance with legislation (s 24 LG Electoral Act 2011) and provide a notice of the election in the local newspapers (e.g. Gatton Star, Toowoomba Chronicle and Queensland Times).