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Elections, conducted by postal ballot, will be held to fill councillor, mayor and deputy mayor positions for all 29 local councils statewide.

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Franklin Recount

House of Assembly recount - Division of Franklin

A recount is required to fill a member vacancy in the House of Assembly division of Franklin created by the resignation of Jacquie Petrusma MP.

The TEC has written to eligible candidates not elected at the 2021 election for the division of Franklin, inviting them to participate. The period of consent closes at 12 noon on Monday 15 August 2022. The recount will commence shortly after this time.


2022 Pembroke by-election

A by-election will be conducted for the Upper House division of Pembroke on Saturday 10 September.

Remember, voting in the Legislative Council elections is compulsory.


2022 Local Government Elections

Postal ballot elections will be held to fill councillor, mayor and deputy mayor positions for all 29 local councils statewide. Polling opens Mon 3 October.

Voting in Local Government elections is now compulsory.


TEC submission in relation to Electoral Disclosure and Funding Bill 2021

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.


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