Legislative Council elections 2021


Legislative Council election tagline - Your division. Your vote. Your voice.



Your candidates

Derwent, Mersey and Windermere candidates have been announced.


Ways to vote

Vote on polling day, vote early at a pre-poll centre, or vote by post.


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2021 elections

Are you enrolled in the Legislative Council division of Derwent, Mersey or Windermere? If you answered yes, then it's your time to vote to elect one member to represent you in your division. The three elected members will serve until the 2027 periodic elections.

Polling Day is Saturday 1 May 2021.

Remember, voting in the Legislative Council elections is compulsory.





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Can't get to a polling place on Saturday 1 May?

If you are unable to vote on polling day, you must vote early. You can vote in person at a pre-poll centre, or apply for a postal vote.

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Election calendar

6pm
Monday 22 March

Issue of the writs & close of rolls

12 noon
Wednesday 31 March

Nominations close

12 noon
Thursday 1 April

Announcement of nominations

8:30am
Monday 12 April

Pre-poll voting commences

4pm
Friday 23 April

Postal vote applications close

8am-6pm
Saturday 1 May

Polling day






Unable to vote on polling day?  You can still have your say!

  You can vote at a pre-poll centre from Monday 12 April. Details 

  You can apply to vote by post. Get a form from any post office or download this form    Postal Vote Application form [PDF, 91KB]. This one form can be used for both current elections. See inside for details.





Considering standing as a candidate?

  Nominations have closed.

Head to our candidate information page to learn more about becoming a candidate. There you'll find our candidate handbook, and the relevant forms and requirements regarding campaigning and nominating.





Moved recently?

Rolls for Legislative Council elections have closed. If you have moved recently, or other details have changed, you can still update your enrolment for future elections.





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Apply to be included in our election casual register.

A wide variety of short-term opportunities available across the state.





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Use this simple search tool to learn who currently represents you at each level of government.



Related information

Your Candidates

Derwent, Mersey and Windermere candidates have been announced...

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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 Derwent, Mersey and Windermere Legislative Council elections.

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Divisions

The divisions of Derwent, Mersey and Windermere are scheduled to go to election in 2021...

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Enrolment

Check your enrolment, update your details, or enrol to vote...
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Coronavirus and the election

Learn what the TEC is doing, and what you can do...

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