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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.

What's new

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30 June
2016

The Flux Party - ACT has applied to register as a political party for ACT Legislative Assembly elections View the notice

28 June
2016

Two more parties officially register for the 2016 ACT Legislative Assembly election View the media release.

24 June
2016

VoteCanberra officially registered for the 2016 ACT Legislative Assembly election View the media release.

22 June
2016

The Animal Justice Party has applied to register as a political party for ACT Legislative Assembly elections View the media release.
View the notice

10 June
2016

Two more parties apply to register as political parties for ACT Legislative Assembly elections View the media release.
View the Sustainable Australia notice. View the Like Canberra notice.

8 June
2016

VoteCanberra applies to register as a political party for ACT Legislative Assembly elections View the media release.

19 May
2016

Reminder for new political parties intending to register for the 2016 ACT election View the media release.

3 February
2016

The 2016 election handbook for Election funding, expenditure and financial disclosure is now available. Download the handbook.

12 August
2015

The 2016 Candidate Information Handbook is now available for viewing. View the handbook

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.

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