Hornsby Council election hopefuls announced

A list of 46 candidates for the Hornsby Council election has been released by the Electoral Commission of NSW.

Voters will be electing three councillors to each of the three wards in Hornsby.

Four candidates will contest the popularly-elected mayoral position including Liberal Steve Russell, Independent sitting mayor Nick Berman, Independent former mayor Mick Gallagher and Liberal Democrats Peter Whelan.

The penalty for not voting is $55.

There is no absent voting so you must vote at a polling place or pre-poll issuing votes for your local council and ward.

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Hornsby Council has a popularly elected mayor. Click here for profiles of the candidates.

Here are the candidates who have put themselves in the running for a spot in Penrith Council at the September 8 election.

Nominations for the elections closed at noon on Wednesday, August 8.

A ballot draw to determine the order candidate groups would appear on the ticket was held later that day.

Local councils are expected to assume a caretaker role in the lead up period to an election to ensure that major decisions are not made, which would limit the actions of an incoming council.

The caretaker period for the September elections commence on Friday, August 10.

Hornsby Council is divided into three wards: A, B and C and residents need to vote for the candidates campaigning for election in the ward they live in.

Ward A includes suburbs such as Glenhaven, Dural, Galston, Glenorie and several others.

There are 17 candidates contesting the three councillor positions.

For a map of Ward A and a list of all the candidates click here.

For candidate profiles click here.

Ward B includes suburbs such as Cherrybrook, Castle Hill and several others.

There are 15 candidates contesting the three councillor positions.

For a map of Ward B and a list of all the candidates click here.

For candidate profiles click here.

Ward C includes suburbs such as West Pennant Hills, Carlingford and several others.

There are 14 candidates contesting the three councillor positions.

For a map of Ward C and a list of all the candidates click here.

For candidate profiles click here.

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