Council Elections

Local government ordinary elections are held every two years, on the third Saturday in October.

The City of Swan election was held on Saturday, October 19, 2019.

The City's elections were conducted as postal elections by the Western Australian Electoral Commission. The Commission appoints a Returning Officer who oversees the elections which includes taking candidate nominations and supervising the count on election night.

The City of Swan currently has 15 Councillors representing five wardsCouncillors are elected for four-year terms, with half of the Councillor’s terms concluding at each ordinary election.

Successful candidates

Nominations to become a candidate in the City of Swan 2019 Local Government Election closed at 4pm on Thursday, September 12, 2019.

The profiles of all the Candidates who nominated are as follows. The successful candidate is highlighted. 

Altone Ward

Vacancies - 1 Councillor 

GALE-Patricia(PDF, 41KB)

NICHOLS-Fiona Erica(PDF, 50KB)

SHAH-Prasheel(PDF, 52KB)

LUCAS-Dave(PDF, 66KB) - successful

Midland / Guildford Ward

Vacancies - 2 Councillors 

JOHNSON-Ian(PDF, 51KB) - successful





PREDOVNIK-Rashelle(PDF, 45KB) - successful

Pearce Ward

Vacancies - 2 Councillors

NORRIS-Andrew(PDF, 45KB)

RICHARDSON-Tanya(PDF, 47KB) - successful

MCCULLOUGH-Cate(PDF, 66KB) - successful



Swan Valley / Gidgegannup Ward

Vacancies - 1 Councillor 

CAMILLO-Sebastian(PDF, 43KB)

BAWDEN-Haydon(PDF, 49KB)

HENDERSON-Rod(PDF, 55KB) - successful


Whiteman Ward

Vacancies - 2 Councillors 


PARRY-Bryce(PDF, 57KB) - successful

CONGERTON-Mel(PDF, 75KB) - successful



Returning Officer

The City’s Returning Officer is responsible for the conduct and processes associated with the City of Swan local government elections.

The City’s Returning Officer, as appointed by the WA Electoral Commission was:

Adrian Malkovic
Mobile:  0422 323 915