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Welcome to Elections ACT

The ACT Electoral Commission, known as Elections ACT, is an independent statutory authority responsible for conducting elections and referendums for the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly. Our mission is to provide the ACT community with high quality electoral services that ensure fair and open elections and referendums.

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28 July
2015

Mr Antony McCulloch elected to fill the casual vacancy in the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body View media release

17 July
2015

Casual vacancy in the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body to be filled by countback View media release

10 July
2015

Australian Motorist Party registration cancelled in the ACT View media release

23 June
2015

Mr Richard Allan elected to fill the casual vacancy in the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body View media release

26 May
2015

The ACT electorate names and boundaries that will apply at the 2016 ACT Legislative Assembly election are now official. The final determination of the Augmented Electoral Commission has been published on the ACT legislation register and took effect today, 26 May 2015.

3 March
2015

Changes to ACT Legislative Assembly campaign finance laws commenced on 3 March 2015. View media release.

15 January
2015

Meegan Fitzharris was declared officially elected to replace Ms Katy Gallagher in the ACT Legislative Assembly on 16 January 2015. View media release.

27 November
2014

The Electoral Amendment Bill 2014 (No 2) was presented to the ACT Legislative Assembly on 27 November 2014. More information about this bill.

6 August
2014

The ACT Legislative Assembly voted to increase the size of the Assembly to 25 Members from the 2016 election, consisting of 5 electorates each returning 5 Members. More information about the increase in the size of the Assembly.

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