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Referral to the Police

Oct 2, 2020

The Electoral Commission has referred an individual to the Police for providing a false statement in an application to enrol as an elector.

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Advance voting starts on Saturday

Oct 1, 2020

Voters will head to the polls on Saturday when nearly 450 advance voting places open their doors for this year’s...

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Overseas voting starts on Wednesday

Sep 28, 2020

Voters who are overseas will be able to vote in the 2020 General Election and referendums from this Wednesday.

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More time to register for postal voting

Sep 21, 2020

The deadline to register for a postal vote for the upcoming election and referendums has been extended by five days to give people more time to apply.

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Candidate and party lists released

Sep 19, 2020

17 registered political parties and 677 candidates will be contesting the 2020 General Election.

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Voting place locations released

Sep 18, 2020

More than 2,800 voting places locations have been reconfirmed for the 2020 General Election and referendums.

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School-age voters about to head to polls

Sep 17, 2020

About 140,000 school-age voters will jump the gun on their adult counterparts when they start mock elections next week.

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Arriving travellers in isolation to be able to vote by telephone

Sep 16, 2020

Up to 5,000 people in managed isolation or quarantine will be able to vote by telephone in the general election and referendums after an amendment to electoral regulations last week.

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Writ day election milestone

Sep 13, 2020

Today is writ day, a milestone on the election calendar when the formal writ is issued for the 2020 General Election to be held.

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