By-elections, conducted by postal ballot, will be held to fill vacancies for Mayor and one Councillor on the King Island Council.
The successful candidate for Mayor will serve until the 2022 ordinary election.
The successful candidate for Councillor will serve until the 2022 ordinary election.
To complete the nomination process, you need to submit one Nomination Form and one (optional) Candidate Statement.
These forms are separate and can be completed at any time, but both must be lodged by 12 noon, Thursday 7 March 2019.
Candidates will be announced at 12 noon, Friday 8 March and will be published shortly after that.
The booklet contains election information and details on procedures, as well as requirements regarding campaigning, nominating and submitting candidate statements.
Please note that the dates in the booklet refer to the 2018 ordinary elections.
If you would like a hard copy of the Candidate Information Booklet, copies are available from:
Alternatively, call the TEC on 1800 801 701 and we will post one to you.
Nominations have closed.
Nominations must be received between 9am Thursday 28 February and 12 noon Thursday 7 March 2019.
Nominations can be lodged with the returning officer or an electoral officer for your council.
Tasmanian Electoral Commission
Level 3 TasWater building, 169 Main Rd, Moonah
(PO Box 1005, Moonah 7009)
Freecall: 1800 801 701
Ph: 6208 8724
Fax: 6208 8791
Kate Mauric and Helen Thomas
King Island Council
10 George St, Currie
Ph: 6462 9000
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Please note that the document and dates refer to the 2018 ordinary elections.
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Tasmania is divided into 29 municipal areas, with each area having a governing council consisting of between 7 and 12 councillors. Each council is chaired by a mayor and has a deputy mayor. Elections for Tasmania's 29 councils are conducted by full postal ballot every four years.