Local Government Elections 2017

Election Timetable
2017 Local Government Elections

Date Time Event
Friday 14 July Time Gazettal of date by Minister
Nominations open
Tuesday 25 July 5:00 PM Close of Electoral Roll
Thursday 3 August 12:00 noon Close of Nominations
Friday 4 August 12:00 noon Declaration of nominees
Draw for position on ballot papers
Monday 7 August Postal vote mail-out commences
Monday 14 August 8:00 AM Early voting commences
Monday 14 August 9:00 AM Mobile voting commences
Tuesday 22 August 6:00 PM Overseas postal voting despatches cease
Thursday 24 August 6:00 PM All postal voting despatches cease
Friday 25 August 6:00 PM Early voting ceases
Saturday 26 August Election Day
8:00 AM Election Day voting commences
6:00 PM Election Day voting ceases
Mobile Voting ceases
Primary counts of ordinary, postal and early votes commence
Primary counts of postal, mobile and early votes commence
Monday 28 August 9:00 AM Declaration vote verification checks
Commence recheck of all counts
Thursday 31 August 9:00 AM Primary counts of accepted declaration votes
Further postal counts
Friday 1 September 12:00 Noon Deadline for receipt of postal votes
Final counts of postal votes commence
Distribution of preferences
Monday 4 September 10:00 AM Declaration of the election result