Darling Range State By-Election 2018 Timetable Of Events

Darling Range State By-Election 2018 Timetable Of Events

Polling Day Saturday 23 June 2018

Western Australia Electoral Commission

Darling Range State By-Election Announcement

Victor P Taffa

A State By-Election for Darling Range District will be held on Saturday 23 June 2018. This will be an attendance election.

Electoral Event   


Issue of the Writ                                                 

Tuesday 22 May 2018

Nominations & Applications for Early Votes (by post) open           

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Electoral district roll close (6 pm)                                                         

Wednesday 30 May 2018

Close of nominations for Registered Parties (12 pm)                       

Thursday 31 May 2018

Close of nominations & draw for ballot paper positions (12 pm)   

Friday 1 June 2018

Early Votes (in person & by post) Commences                                 

Wednesday 6 June 2018

Close of written applications for Early Votes (by post) (6 pm)       

Wednesday 20 June 2018

Close of issue of Early Votes (in person) (6 pm)                              

Friday 22 June 2018

Polling Day (8 am-6 pm)                                                               

Saturday 23 June 2018

Close of receipt of Early Votes (by post) (9 am)                               

Thursday 28 June 2018

Return of the Writ                                                                                   

Friday 17 August 2018


2017 State Election Result

Two Candidate Preferred (after full distribution of Preferences)

Candidate              Party             Votes           % Votes

URBAN, Barry           ALP                14,788             55.80%

SIMPSON, Tony        LIB                 11,712             44.20%



ALP                Australian Labor Party

LIB                 Liberal Party