Legislative Council elections 2023

Legislative Council election tagline - Your division. Your vote. Your voice.

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In 2023, periodic elections will be conducted for the Legislative Council divisions of Launceston, Murchison and Rumney.

The elected members will serve until the 2029 periodic elections.

Polling day is Saturday 6 May 2023.

Remember, voting in the Legislative Council elections is compulsory.

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Election timetable

Friday 31 March

Issue of the writs & close of rolls

Monday 3 April

Candidate nominations open

12 noon
Thursday 13 April

Candidate nominations close

12 noon
Friday 14 April

Announcement of nominations

Monday 17 April

Pre-poll voting commences

Friday 28 April

Postal vote applications close

Saturday 6 May

Polling day

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Moved recently?

Election rolls close at 6pm Friday 31 March.

Check your enrolment, update your details, or enrol to vote.

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

If you are unable to vote on polling day, there are options available for voting early.

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Considering standing as a candidate?

Head to our candidate information page to learn more about becoming a candidate. There you'll find our candidate handbook, and the relevant forms and requirements regarding campaigning and nominating.

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Ways to vote

Services to help you have your say in the Launceston, Murchison and Rumney Legislative Council elections.

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