Western Australia State Election 11 March 2017 Timetable Of Events

Western Australia State Election 11 March 2017 Timetable Of Events

Western Australia Electoral Commission

2017 Western Australia State General Election Timeline

Victor P Taffa

Western Australia Electoral Commission has released an Electoral Timeline for the State General Election to be held on Saturday 11 March 2017.

  • DAY OF ISSUE OF WRITS (First Wednesday of February) 6 pm FEB 1 Wed
  • Nominations & Applications for Early Votes (by post) open FEB 2 Thurs
  • Close of Party Nominations (12 pm) & Rolls Close (6 pm) FEB 9 Thurs
  • CLOSE OF NOMINATIONS (12 pm) & Draw For Ballot Paper Positions FEB 10 Fri
  • Voting Ticket Lodgement (12 pm) FEB 13 Mon
  • Voting (technology assisted voting, in person and by post) commences FEB 20 Mon
  • Mobile Polling for Special Institutions, Hospitals and Remote Areas may commence FEB 25 Sat
  • Public Holiday – Labour Day MAR 6 Mon
  • Scrutiny of Early Votes may commence (8 am) MAR 8 Wed
  • Close of Written Applications for Early Votes (by post) (6 pm) MAR 8 Wed
  • Close of Issue of Early Votes (in person) (6 pm) MAR 10 Fri
  • POLLING DAY (8 am to 6 pm) (Second Saturday of March) MAR 11 Sat
  • Close for Receipt of Early Votes (by post) (9 am) MAR 16 Thu
  • Last possible date for Return of Writ MAY 2 Tues