Scrutineers for the 2023 General Election

Scrutineers play a really important role in providing independent assurance to voters that elections are being conducted fairly.

This handbook is designed to provide you with everything you need to know about being a scrutineer at the general election. It explains the role of scrutineers and how candidates and parties appoint scrutineers to observe various stages of the election process.

The form to appoint scrutineers and the secrecy declaration that scrutineers must complete are included in the handbook.

If you are unsure about how the rules apply, please ask us.


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