Candidate Seminar

As a candidate standing for election you will have obligations and responsibilities under law that you should be aware of. Even if you have been a candidate in the past you should attend.

Major topics

  • The election timetable
  • Who can be a candidate and how to nominate
  • Candidates and political party names on ballot papers
  • Campaigning: election advertising, 'how-to-vote' material and public scrutiny of candidates
  • Complaints handling by NSWEC
  • Voting
  • Counting ballot papers
  • Scrutineering
  • Funding and disclosure obligations

Candidate Seminars are now pre-recorded. These can be found on the www.votensw.info website for the 2017 local government elections and on this website within the relevant by-election section.