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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The 2016 election handbook for Election funding, expenditure and financial disclosure is now available. Download the handbook.
The Australian Sex Party ACT officially registered for the 2016 ACT Legislative Assembly election. View the media release.
The 2016 Candidate Information Handbook is now available for viewing. View the handbook
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.
Changes to ACT Legislative Assembly campaign finance laws commenced on 3 March 2015. View media release.
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.