Geelong will go to the polls on 27 October 2017 after the sacking of the previous council. 11 new councilors will be elected.
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Enrolment closes- September 1 Nominations open- September 21
Nominations close- September 26
Ballot packs mailed- from October 10
Voting closes- October 27
94.7 The Pulse will once again be running candidates forums, where candidates for each ward will take questions from voters.
The forums will run over two days- October 3 and October 10 with two wards featuring on each day. October 3 will feature Bellarine and Windermere, October 10 will cover Kardinia and Brownbill.
12 candidates, 3 vacancies. Bellarine electorate profile and candidates
|Trent Sullivan||Independent, Liberal aligned||View|
|Naomi Adams||Animal Justice Party||View|
|Jim Mason||Independent, Labor aligned||View|
|John Van Beveren||Independent, Liberal aligned||View|
19 candidates, 3 vacancies. Brownbill electorate profile and candidates
|Sue Bull||Socialist Alliance||View|
|Ellen Csar||Independent, Labor aligned||View|
|Sarah Hathway||Socialist Alliance||View|
|Melissa Cadwell||Independent, Labor aligned||View|
|Jennifer Gamble||Animal Justice Party||View|
|Jacki Jacka||Animal Justice Party||View|
|Michael King||Independent, Liberal aligned||View|
|Charles Neal||Independent, Nationals aligned||View|
11 candidates, 3 vacancies. Kardinia electorate profile and candidates
|Brent Lyons-Lee||Independent, Labor aligned||View|
|Ron Nelson||Independent, Liberal aligned||View|
|Peter Oseckas||Animal Justice Party||View|
|Elliot Taylor||Animal Justice Party||View|
10 candidates, 2 vacancies. Windermere electorate profile and candidates
|Moshtagh Heidari||Independent, Labor aligned||View|
|David Withington||Independent, Labor aligned||View|
|Bronwen Baker||Animal Justice Party||View|
|Robert Blaszczyk||Independent, Labor aligned||View|
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