Legislative Council elections 2024

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

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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 expected to be Saturday 4 May 2024.

Remember, voting in the Legislative Council elections is compulsory.

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Expected 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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To vote in these Legislative Council elections, you must be correctly enrolled before 6 pm on Wednesday 3 April 2024.

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

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Candidate handbook

This 2024 edition of the candidate handbook is designed to assist intending candidates for Tasmanian Legislative Council elections. It provides comprehensive information about nominating, campaigning and other electoral processes

Check back here in the lead-up to the election for nomination forms and lodgement details.

Related information


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Previous elections

Results of previous elections.
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