2024 State Election

Ways to vote

  For ways to vote at the upcoming Legislative Council Elections (divisions of Elwick, Hobart, and Prosser) on Saturday 4 May, click here.

Polling day for the 2024 State election is Saturday 23 March.

Voting is compulsory for electors in all five House of Assembly (lower house) divisions. The divisions are Bass, Braddon, Clark, Franklin and Lyons.

You can vote in person at a polling place on polling day. If you are unable do this, you may be eligible to vote early. The following options are available:

Services will be available for vision impaired electors.

Voting in person on polling day

You can vote in person from 8 am to 6 pm on Saturday 23 March 2024, at any polling place in Tasmania. There are 255 locations statewide.

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Voting early, in person at a pre-poll centre

If you expect to be unable to vote on polling day, you can vote early, in person at a pre-poll centre.

Tasmanian pre-poll locations

Some pre-poll locations will open from Monday 4 March. Additional pre-poll locations will open from Monday 18 March.

Already interstate?

There will be one pre-poll centre in the capital of each Australian state and territory. Voting at interstate locations will be available from Wednesday 6 March.


There will be no online voting or polling places at embassies. Overseas voters, please see the Telephone voting option on this page.

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Telephone voting

If you will be interstate or overseas during the polling period, we recommend using our Telephone Assisted Voting Service.

The TEC will guide you through the voting process in a way that is designed to maintain the secrecy of your vote.

This service will be available from 11 am on Tuesday 12 March.

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Postal voting

If you are unable to vote in person, either early or on polling day, you may be eligible to vote by post. To apply, you must complete and return an application form. Applications close at 4 pm on Friday 15 March 2024.

Postal ballot packs will be sent to approved applicants commencing Monday 4 March 2024.

For electors who are interstate or overseas at the time of the election, we recommend you consider using our Telephone voting service, which will be available from 11 am on Tuesday 12 March.

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Voting at your nursing home or hospital

The TEC sends mobile voting teams to nursing homes and hospitals around the state during elections to enable residents, patients, staff and visitors of residents or patients to vote.

Mobile voting teams will be visiting from Monday 18 March 2024.

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Vision impaired and assisted voting

VI-Vote terminals will be available throughout the voting period from Monday 4 March 2024. These specially designed systems provide enhanced audio, visual and printing capabilities to enable independent voting for people with vision impairment or low vision.

Other options include postal voting or voting in person with assistance.

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Frequently asked questions

Unable to vote or want to learn more? Try our FAQ page with answers to commonly asked questions about voting.

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Previous elections

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