So now that the rolls have closed for the July 2 federal election, what now? Now – assuming you have enrolled and you intend to do your civic duty by voting – it’s time to use the next five weeks to gather as much information as you can about the candidates who are vying for your votes on July 2.
So – the rolls for the July 2 federal election have now closed. If you missed out on adding your name to the roll, you can’t exercise your democratic right to have a say in who governs our country, and that’s a real shame. Here's why!
So you’ve made the big decision – you’re going to stand as a candidate for your local government elections. Congratulations! Hopefully, you’ll already have done some homework, but here’s a few things you should think about. As you kick off, or ramp up, your campaign, you need to be mindful to always conduct yourself in a respectful and trustworthy manner – and this includes being conscious of what you put on social media.
The process of electing councillors and mayors of Queensland – and deciding whether the state has four year fixed parliamentary terms - has begun in earnest this week, with the first ballot papers being mailed to electors.
As voters go to the polls in the upcoming March 19 Queensland local government elections, they’ll be asked not only who they want to represent them at council level, but how long they want their state representatives warming parliamentary seats.