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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13 October

The ACT Electoral Commission annual report for 2016/2017 was made available for public viewing on Friday 13 October 2017. View the annual report

4 October

Elections ACT is relocating back to the Ground Floor, North Building, Civic Square, 180 London Circuit. The Elections ACT office will be closed from 12:00 noon on Friday 6 October and will re-open, at the North Building, at 09:00 am on Tuesday 10 October 2017.

3 October

Damian Cantwell to be new ACT Electoral Commissioner View the media release.

11 September

The ACT Electoral Commission sends our condolences to the family and friends of Bogey Musidlak who sadly passed on Sunday 27 August 2017. Mr Musidlak was the long time convenor of the ACT branch of the Proportional Representation Society of Australia. His contributions to the ACT’s Hare-Clark electoral system and his passion for proportional representation will be sadly missed throughout the ACT community.

7 September

2016/2017 ACT financial disclosure returns available View the media release.

17 August

The Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey is being conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Visit the ABS website or call 1800 572 113, +61 2 6252 5262 from overseas. You can check your enrolment, enrol or update your enrolment details.

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