Murrumbidgee Council's first Council Election was held on September 2017, with the inaugural Mayor, Cr Ruth McRae and her Deputy, Cr Robert Black. Cr's McRae and Black were re-elected to their positions in September 2019. The NSW Electoral Commission extended the term of Council by 12 months due to the COVID pandemic. The next Local Government elections will be held on Saturday 4 September 2021.
All local government candidates and groups have obligations under the Election Funding and Disclosures Act 1981 (the Act).