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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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27 September
2016

Pre-poll voting started today for the ACT election View the media release.

22 September
2016

141 candidates stand for election to the ACT Legislative Assembly View the media release.

21 September
2016

Declaration of nominations and draw for ballot paper positions View the media release.

20 September
2016

Over 284,000 enrolled to vote in the ACT election View the media release.

15 September
2016

Time running out to enrol to vote in ACT election – electoral rolls close tomorrow View the media release.

13 September
2016

Four days left before the ACT electoral roll closes View the media release.

9 September
2016

Nomination period for candidates begins View the media release.

7 September
2016

2015/2016 ACT financial disclosure returns available View the media release.

7 September
2016

The ACT election officially begins this Friday - 9 September View the media release.

29 July
2016

Casual vacancy count-back result: Val Jeffery elected to the ACT Legislative Assembly View the casual vacancy webpage.

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

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