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  FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions

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  Do we tick the ballot papers in Tasmanian or Australian Elections?
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NO – voters must always number the boxes in order of their preference.
 
           
  What is the significance of the Red & Green colours used in Tasmania's Parliament House?
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There are a number of theories – all dating back to the original Westminster system developed in England.
 
           
  How old do I have to be before I can stand for election?
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18 yrs old.
A person can stand for election if they are enrolled to vote.
 
 


       
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