Shire of Mundaring 2023 Local Government Election Results

Published on Monday, 23 October 2023 at 2:21:24 PM

Shire of Mundaring will welcome three returning Council members and one new Council member following the results of the Local Government Elections held on Saturday 21 October.  

Central Ward Councillor Paige McNeil, who has been the Shire’s Deputy President since 2021, has been newly elected as Shire President.

Three candidates contested the Central Ward seat with Prapti Mehta winning the Central Ward seat for a term of four years. Councillor Doug Jeans’ votes meant he filled the vacant seat left by Councillor McNeil for a two year term.

Two candidates contested for the East Ward seat with returning Councillor John Daw being elected for a new four year term.

Chief Executive Officer Jason Whiteaker congratulated the successful candidates and thanked all contenders for their interest and participation.

“Thank you to all candidates for their interest in representing our community on Council,” he said.

“Existing Council members and I look forward to welcoming the new and returning members to the Shire of Mundaring Council.”

“I look forward to forging great partnerships to achieve positive and meaningful outcomes for our community.”

Newly elected Council members and the Shire President will be sworn-in at a ceremony in the Council Chambers at 6pm on Wednesday 25 October. 

Following Cr McNeil’s election as Shire President, voting to fill the position of Deputy Shire President will take place at a Special Council Meeting on Tuesday 31 October.  

For further information about the election results and to view the profiles of current and new Council members, visit the Shire’s website.

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