Council elections

2020 Election

The Council election was held on 24 October 2020. Voting has now closed.

Results of the election will be available after Friday 30 October, following the close of the postal vote receipt period.

Didn't vote?

If you were enrolled at this election and did not vote you may receive an 'Apparent Failure to Vote Notice' in the coming months. This will be your opportunity to explain why it appears you didn't vote.

The Victorian Electoral Commission is responsible for the conduct of the election, including decisions about issuing fines or prosecutions for failing to vote and Council is unable to assist or get involved in this process. More information about what happens if you didn't vote can be found on the VEC website

Previous Elections

2019 Countback

Following the resignation of former Councillor Mike McEvoy, a countback of the 2016 ballots was conducted and Cr Bridgid O'Brien was elected for the remainder of the term. Detailed results of the 2019 countback are published by the Victorian Electoral Commission.

2016 Election 

Nine Councillors were elected at the 2016 election, with three Councillors representing each of Yarra’s three wards until October 2020. Detailed results of the 2016 election are published by the Victorian Electoral Commission

Election publications

The following documents are available for download.