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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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20 April
2017

Infringement letters issued to three third-party campaigners for exceeding the electoral expenditure cap View the media release.

20 April
2017

Dawn Casey appointed as part-time Chairperson of the ACT Electoral CommissionView the media release.

13 April
2017

The Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory, acting as the Court of Disputed Elections, today granted leave to the applicant, Mr Mohammad Hussain, to withdraw his application disputing the October 2016 election result for the electorate of Yerrabi.

22 March
2017

The report on the conduct of the 2016 ACT Legislative Assembly election is available for viewing View the media release.View the report.

22 February
2017

2016 elections statistics publication is available for viewing View the statistics book.

1 February
2017

2016 ACT Legislative Assembly election financial disclosure returns available for viewing View the media release.

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