Legislative Council Elections 2019


Progressive results for Montgomery, Nelson and Pembroke.

Your Candidates

Your Montgomery, Nelson and Pembroke candidates have been announced.

2019 Elections

In 2019, electors enrolled in Montgomery, Nelson and Pembroke have the opportunity to shape their state. Elections are being conducted for one member for each of these Legislative Council divisions. The elected members will serve until the 2025 periodic elections.

Election Calendar


Monday 1 April

Issue of the Writs & Close of Roll

12 noon

Thursday 11 April

Nominations Close

12 noon

Friday 12 April

Announcement of Nominations


Saturday 4 May

Polling Day

Media releases

Polling Day:

8am to 6pm
Saturday 4 May

Did you get this envelope?

You will need to vote in TWO separate elections this May.

You need to vote in the Legislative Council elections on Saturday 4 May as well as the upcoming and separate Federal election. Remember, voting is compulsory. Your vote can shape your state.

Change to the ballot paper layout

The Commission has approved a new ballot paper configuration to trial at the 2019 Legislative Council elections. The new configuration shows both instructions above the list of candidates. The Commission agreed to trial the new configuration in light of the broad concerns in relation to the configuration of the Hobart City Councillor ballot paper.

Considering standing as a candidate?

  Nominations have closed

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

 New in Feb 2019: The TEC has updated its policy on candidate expenditure with changes to the reporting of re-used election material.

 New in Apr 2019: Following amendments to the Electoral Act 2004, newspapers may now publish electoral advertising and commentary on polling day. The Candidate booklet has been amended to reflect these changes.


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

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