A recount is required to fill a vacancy on the Huon Valley Council created by the resignation of Councillor Mike Wilson on Tuesday 1 November 2022.
The TEC has written to eligible candidates not elected at the recent 2022 election inviting them to participate. The period of consent closed at 12 noon on Monday 14 November 2022.
As ballot papers for the ordinary election had been data entered, a computer calculated result is expected not long after the close.
Following his announcement to commit to restoring the House of Assembly from 25 to 35 seats, the Premier wrote to the Electoral Commissioner on 3 June 2022, requesting advice on the consequences of revising the existing House of Assembly electoral boundaries from 5 electorates to 7 electorates.
In February 2021, the Government published its final report on a review into the Tasmanian Electoral Act 2004. The Government accepted in principle all recommendations in the Review and following the 2021 State election, drafted legislation to introduce a State-based political donations scheme. During the consultation period in relation to the Electoral Disclosure and Funding Bill 2021 and the Electoral Matters (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2021, the TEC lodged a submission.