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Legislative Council Elections 2017

Saturday 6 May

Your Candidates

Launceston, Murchison and Rumney candidates have been announced.

Ways to Vote on or before Polling Day

Services to help you have your say in the Launceston, Murchison and Rumney Legislative Council elections on polling day, or if you need to vote early.

Unable to Vote on Polling Day?  You can still have your say!

Apply now for a Postal Vote, or for an Express Vote if you'll be out of Tasmania:

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Applications are available at any post office within the divisions, or online  (PDF opens in a new tab)

Postal Vote Application Form   

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A way to vote using email or fax if you are not in Tasmania (or in an isolated area of Tasmania*) on Saturday 6 May.
*Particularly remote islands such as Maria and Maatsuyker Islands. Tasmanians stationed in Antarctica are also eligible to use an Express Vote.
Apply online for an Express Vote to be delivered to you by email or fax.

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2017 Elections

In 2017, electors enrolled in Launceston, Murchison and Rumney have the opportunity to shape their state.

Election Calendar


Monday 3 April

Issue of the Writs & Close of Roll

12 noon

Tuesday 11 April

Nominations Close

12 noon

Wednesday 12 April

Announcement of Nominations

Polling Day:

8am to 6pm
Saturday 6 May

Information for Candidates.

The 2017 Handbook and Nomination forms are available here.

What happens at election?

Legislative Council elections are held every year, for 2 or 3 divions, as part of a 6 year periodic election cycle.

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Information for Candidates

Handbook + other information...

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Ways to Vote

Services to help you have your say in the Launceston, Murchison and Rumney Legislative Council elections.

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Polling Places

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Important Dates

The election calendar - enrolment close, nomination period, polling period...

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The divisions of Launceston, Murchison + Rumney are scheduled to go to election in 2017...

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What Happens at Election?

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Previous Elections

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