This section provides information you will need as a party secretary in the 2020 General Election. You’ll find out how to nominate candidates, the rules for advertising, campaigning and expenses, and what you need to do after the election. You’ll also find information about the rules for the referendums.
COVID-19 and the 2020 General Election
This year’s election will be different because of COVID-19. A range of measures will be in place to help keep people safe while they vote in the 2020 General Election and Referendums. Voting will start earlier and there will be more voting places to spread voting over a longer period and reduce congestion in voting places. There will be health measures in place at voting places to help keep voters and election workers safe. More postal voting capacity will be available for people who are unable to go to a voting place.