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Election of 1 Councillor

It is compulsory for Australian citizens resident in the Murrumbidgee East Ward of Murrumbidgee Council local government area, 18 years of age or older to enrol and vote for a Councillor for the Murrumbidgee East Ward of Murrumbidgee Council on Saturday, 10 March 2018.

Returning Officer's Office

Murrumbidgee Council – Coleambally Office
39 Brolga Place
Coleambally NSW 2707

Office Hours

Monday-Friday 9.00 – 5.00pm
Closed 12.30-1.30 for lunch

General Enquiries

1300 135 736

Key DateTimeSchedule

Wednesday,
17 January

 

Start of Local Government Expenditure period for third party campaigners

Monday,
29 January

 

Start of registration of candidates and third-party campaigners (and appointment official agents)

 

Nominations Open

6.00pm

Close of Rolls

Wednesday,
7 February

12.00 noon

Close of nominations

 

Registration of Electoral Materials commences

 

Close of registration of Candidates

5.00pm

Braille ballot paper registrations close

Monday,
26 February

 

Pre-poll voting opens

Friday,
2 March

5.00pm

Registration of Electoral Material closes

 

Close of registration for Third-Party Campaigners

Monday,
5 March

5.00pm

Postal vote application closes

 

DI voting commences

Friday,
9 March

6.00pm

Pre-poll voting closes

 

DI voting closes

Saturday,
10 March

8.00am - 6.00pm

Election Day

 

Local Government Expenditure period ends

Monday,
12 March

6.00pm

Return of postal votes closes

Tuesday,
13 March

 

Distribution of Preferences to determine the elected candidate (if required)

Wednesday,
14 March

 

Declaration of results

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