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Local Government Elections 2018




RESULTS

Progressive results for all councils available from 6:30pm.



Voting

Local government elections in Tasmania are a full postal ballot.




Daily Returns

Summary of the rate of return of postal votes by Council and by region.



  • Slideshow

A snapshot of just some of the activity from the 2018 Local Government elections.

Tally Rooms - you're invited!

The TEC invites members of the public, candidates and media to attend one of our 3 public tally rooms on Tuesday 30 October. Doors open at 6pm.

Scrutineers note - ballot papers are being counted at the Elwick function centre.

South - C3 Convention Centre

64 Anglesea Street, South Hobart.

North - Northern Bombers social room

UTAS Stadium, Invermay Road, Invermay.

North West - paranaple centre

Rooke St, Devonport.

Election Calendar

Saturday 8 September

Notice of Election

9am

Mon 10 September

Nominations Open

6pm

Thurs 13 September

Rolls Close

12 noon

Mon 24 September

Nominations Close

12 noon

Tues 25 September

Announcement of Nominations

From

Mon 8 October

Ballot material delivered

10am

Tues 30 October

Close of Polling


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Considering standing as a candidate?

Detailed election information and procedures, as well as requirements regarding campaigning, nominating and submitting candidate statements.


  Note, major changes to election campaigning limits were announced 2 August.

Voting at Local Government Elections

Local government elections in Tasmania are a full postal ballot.

  This means there is a 'polling period', rather than one polling day as for State Parliamentary elections. Every elector will be sent their very own postal ballot pack at their postal address. You then have around 3 weeks to complete and post your vote back to the returning officer. The polling period for the 2018 elections is from the week of the 8th October to 10am Tuesday 30 October 2018.



'Ballot of Power'

Watch this animation about postal voting in Tasmanian local government elections.


Who Represents You?

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


Reporting of Electoral Advertising

Candidates, printers, publishers, and broadcasters are required to submit an electoral advertising return with the TEC, reporting particulars of election related advertising. Click through for information booklets and forms for use.


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