Batman Federal By-Election 2018 Timetable Of Events

Batman Federal By-Election 2018 Timetable Of Events

Polling Day Saturday 17 March 2018

Australian Electoral Commission

Batman Federal By-Election Announcement

Victor P Taffa

A Federal By-Election for Batman Division will be held on Saturday 17 March 2018. This will be an attendance election.

Polling places open at 8 am and close at 6 pm sharp

Election Activity                          Date And Times (all times in AEDT)

Issue of writ                                        Wednesday 07 February 2018

Close of rolls                                       8 pm AEDT Wednesday 14 February 2018

Close of nominations                        12 Midday AEDT Thursday 22 February 2018

Declaration of nominations             12 Midday AEDT Friday 23 February 2018

Start of early voting                           Tuesday 27 February 2018

Polling Day                                     Saturday 17 March 2018

Return of writs                                    on or before Friday 18 May 2018


2016 Federal Election Result

Two Candidate Preferred (TCP) For Batman (VIC)

Candidate                  Party                    Votes            Margin           Margin (%)

BHATHAL, Alex          The Greens               44,124             -1,853              48.97%

FEENEY, David          ALP                            45,977             1,853               51.03%


Division of Batman

First Proclaimed/Election                    1906



(AEDT)           Australian Eastern Daylight Saving Time

(LP)                 Liberal Party

(ALP)              Australian Labor Party