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Timetable

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The election timetable is determined by the Electoral Act 2004 which specifies:

  • Issue of writ: Twenty-four days before election day
  • Close of electoral roll: One day after the issue of the writ
  • Close of nominations: Seven days after the issue of the writ at 12:00 noon
  • Election day: Fourth Saturday in August every four years

Download a copy of the 2020 Territory Election timetable via the following link:

Day no.DateTime 
1 Thursday, 30 July 2020   Issue of the writ / nominations open
2 Friday, 31 July 2020 5:00 pm Electoral roll closes

8

Thursday, 6 August 2020

12:00 noon
Nominations close
TBC Declaration of nominations and draw for position on ballot paper/s
12 Monday, 10 August 2020 TBC Early, mobile and postal voting commences
20
Tuesday, 18 August 2020
5:00 pm Postal mail-out ceases to overseas addresses
22
Thursday, 20 August 2020
5:00 pm Postal mail-out ceases to Australian addresses
23 Friday, 21 August 2020 6:00 pm Early voting ceases
24
Saturday, 22 August 2020
8:00 am to 6:00 pmElection day
37
Friday, 4 September 2020
12:00 noon Deadline for receipt of postal votes
40
Monday, 7 September 2020
10:30 am
Declaration of election results
40
Monday, 7 September 2020
12:00 noon Return of the writ