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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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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. View further information relating to the 2015 redistribution process

18 May
2015

Final ACT Legislative Assembly electoral boundaries announced.View media release.

29 April
2015

Nine objections to the ACT Redistribution Committee's proposal now available. View media release.

31 March
2015

Proposed redistribution of ACT electoral boundaries published today, 31 March 2015. View media release.

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.

23 December
2014

The name of the candidate elected to fill the casual vacancy to replace Ms Katy Gallagher in the ACT Legislative Assembly should be known by the middle of January 2015. View media release.

19 December
2014

Public suggestions for the redistribution of the ACT Legislative Assembly's electoral boundaries were made available for viewing on 5 December 2014. Comments on the suggestions closed on 18 December 2014. 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.

27 November
2014
1 October
2014

The ACT Electoral Commission has prepared a special report to the ACT Legislative Assembly on proposed changes to the Electoral Act. The special report is available on the election specific publications page.

25 September
2014

The ACT Electoral Commission annual report for 2013/2014 was made available for public viewing on Thursday 25 September 2014. View the annual report.

29 August
2014

Financial disclosure returns for ACT political parties, Members of the Legislative Assembly and associated entities for the 2013/2014 financial year are now available. View the 2013/2014 ACT financial disclosure returns.

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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