Timetable | NTEC


The updated election timetable is below and is also available as a PDF file.

Date Time  
Friday 2 February Gazettal of date by Minister
  Nominations open
Tuesday 13 February 5:00 pm Electoral roll closes
Thursday 22 February 12:00 noon Nominations close
Friday 23 February 12:00 noon Declaration of nominations, draw for position on ballot papers
Monday 26 February Postal vote mail-out commences
Monday 5 March 8:00 am Early voting commences
9:00 am Mobile voting commences
Tuesday 20 March 6:00 pm Overseas postal voting despatches cease
Thursday 22 March 6:00 pm All postal voting despatches cease
Friday 23 March 6:00 pm Early voting ceases
Saturday 24 March 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 26 March 9:00 am Declaration vote verification checks, commence recheck of all counts
Thursday 29 March 9:00 am Primary counts of accepted declaration votes, further postal counts
Tuesday 3 April 12:00 noon Deadline for receipt of postal votes
  Final counts of postal votes commence
  Distribution of preferences
3:00 pm Declaration of the election result