In the Cove
Welcome to our podcast. Today we give you the run down on the Lane Cove Council elections. Everything from pre polling to polling stations. The Lane Cove Council elections will be held on 4 December 2021.
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Lane Cove Council has 3 Wards
There are three wards Central, East and West - a map of the wards is here.
Where to Pre Poll in Lane Cove
In Lane Cove, you can pre-poll at the Lane Cove Council Chambers from 22 November to 3 December 2021.
Recent amendments to the Local Government Act 1993 and Local Government (General) Regulation 2021 mean that voters will have a longer period in which to apply for, receive and return postal voting packs.
Postal vote applications are open from today, Tuesday 26 October, and postal votes must be received by 6 pm, 17 December.
All polling places will be run in line with COVID-safe election guidelines including physical distancing, mask-wearing, single-use pens and queue management. Signage and staff will direct voters to check-in and comply with NSW Health advice.
Where to Vote in Lane Cove
One of the most popular polling stations in Lane Cove is usually the Lane Cove Public School. However, due to the hall fire, Lane Cove Public School will not be a polling station at this election. Check out this article to see where the polling stations are in Lane Cove.
Note that due to the fire at the Lane Cove Public School it is NOT a polling station.
Who Has Nominated for Lane Cove Council?
After 4 December 2021, there will be a new Mayor as our current Mayor Pam Palmer is not standing for re-election. A list of people who have nominated is here.
Current Councillors are below.
The following sitting Councillors have nominated for re-election.
Scott Bennison – Liberal
David Brook-Horne – Liberal
Andrew Zbik – Labor
Francis Vissel - Independent
Daniel Strassbourg - Independent
A list of their voting records on the big Lane Cove issues is here.
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