Council Elections

Election Results!

Elections were held on Saturday 9 September 2017 for Lord Mayor and councillors of Newcastle City Council.  This will be a three year term with general elections to be next held in September 2020. 

Find out more about who was elected to Newcastle City Council

The election results can be found on the  NSWEC - Results website.

What happens if I didn't vote?

You will most likely receive a $55 fine. Council does not issue the fines and cannot overturn them. More information about penalties for not voting is available on the  NSW Electoral Commission website.