Legislative Council elections 2024

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


Final results for the divisions of Elwick, Hobart and Prosser.

Polling places

List of locations where you can vote on polling day. Polling places are open from 8 am to 6 pm on Saturday 4 May.

Your candidates

Elwick, Hobart and Prosser candidates have been announced.

Ways to vote

Options for voting on or before polling day.

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In 2024, periodic elections will be conducted for the Legislative Council divisions of Hobart and Prosser. Additionally, a by-election will be held concurrently to fill the member vacancy for the division of Elwick.

The elected members for Hobart and Prosser will serve until the 2030 periodic elections. The elected member for Elwick will serve until the 2028 periodic election.

Polling day is Saturday 4 May 2024.

Remember, voting in the Legislative Council elections is compulsory.

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Election timetable

6 pm
Wednesday 3 April

Issue of the writs & close of rolls

9 am
Thursday 4 April

Candidate nominations open

12 noon
Thursday 11 April

Candidate nominations close

12 noon
Friday 12 April

Announcement of nominations

8:30 am
Monday 15 April

Pre-poll voting commences

4 pm
Friday 26 April

Postal vote applications close

8 am to 6 pm
Saturday 4 May

Polling day

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Ways to vote

You can vote in person at a polling place on polling day. If you expect to be unable do this, there are early voting options available.

Frequently asked questions

Try our FAQ page for answers to commonly asked questions about voting, enrolment, employment, campaigning and more.

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Rolls for these Legislative Council elections closed at 6 pm Wednesday 3 April 2024. You will be required to vote under the enrolment details recorded as at that time.

Further information is available to assist you if you need to enrol to vote or update your enrolment.

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Information for candidates

  Nominations have closed.

If you wish to stand as a candidate in this state election, nominations will be open from the issue of the writ, 6 pm Wednesday 3 April 2024, and close at 12 noon on Thursday 11 April 2024.

A range of information is available to help you understand the eligibility requirements and nomination process. You'll also find guidance on the rules that candidates must follow.


The writs

A writ is a document which carries the Governor's instruction to conduct an election and specifies key election dates.

  Elwick [PDF, 506KB]
  Hobart [PDF, 42KB]
  Prosser [PDF, 505KB]

Related information


Profiles and maps of the three divisions.

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Previous elections

Results of previous elections.
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Media releases

Latest news from the TEC.

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