Residents encouraged to enrol for elections

Enrol to vote before July 31 for council elections

Central Coast Council is encouraging residents to verify their enrolment with the NSW Electoral Commission before Monday, July 31.

Council administrator Mr Ian Reynolds said: “The NSW Electoral Commission has a simple verification tool on their website to ensure you are enrolled, and at the correct address.

“The new Central Coast Local Government Area has been divided into fi ve wards: Gosford West, Gosford East, The Entrance, Wyong and Budgewoi. “Residents will be required to vote within their ward, so taking the time to get to know which ward you are in and the candidates in your ward will help you cast your vote on 9 September.” Nominations to stand for election as a councillor open on Monday, July 31 and close at midday on Wednesday, August 9.

Check your enrolment status here

SOURCE: Media release, 19 Jul 2017 Matt Townsend, Central Coast

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