The 2021
State election

House of Assembly election tagline - Your vote is bigger than you think.

Your candidates

Bass, Braddon, Clark, Franklin and Lyons candidates have been announced.

Ways to vote

Vote on polling day, vote early at a pre-poll centre, or vote by post.

illustration of divisions going to election

2021 State election

A general election for the House of Assembly will be held on Saturday 1 May 2021. Tasmania has 5 divisions: Bass, Braddon, Clark, Franklin and Lyons. Five members are to be elected for each division.

Remember, voting in the House of Assembly elections is compulsory.

Election calendar

Tuesday 30 March

Issue of the writs & close of rolls

12 noon 
Wednesday 7 April

Nominations close

12 noon 
Thursday 8 April

Announcement of nominations  

Monday 12 April

Pre-poll voting commences

Friday 23 April

Postal vote applications close

Saturday 1 May

Polling day

Unable to vote on polling day?  You can still have your say!

  You can vote at a pre-poll centre from Monday 12 April. Details 

  You can apply to vote by post. Get a form from any post office or download this form    Postal Vote Application form [PDF, 91KB]. This one form can be used for both current elections. See inside for details.

Considering standing as a candidate?

  Nominations have closed.

On this page you’ll find the handbook, forms and requirements regarding campaigning and nominating.

Moved recently?

Rolls for the State election have closed. If you have moved recently, or other details have changed, you can still update your enrolment for future elections.

Interested in working at an election?

Apply to be included in our election casual register.

A wide variety of short-term opportunities available across the state.

Make Your Vote Count

An animation about voting in Tasmanian House of Assembly elections.

Hare-Clark explained

Enjoy this animation - a light-hearted look at the Hare-Clark electoral system.

Who Represents You?

Use this simple search tool to learn who currently represents you at each level of government.

Related information

Your Candidates

Candidates have been announced...

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Information for Candidates

Handbook + other information...

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Ways to vote

Services to help you have your say in the House of Assembly elections.

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Important Dates

The election calendar - enrolment close, nomination period, polling period...

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Profiles of the five divisions.

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Check your enrolment, update your details, or enrol to vote...
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Coronavirus and the election

Learn what the TEC is doing, and what you can do...

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Previous Elections

Results of previous elections.
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