South Brisbane By-Election Timetable

South Brisbane By-Election Timetable

Polling Day 28 April 2012

Queensland Electoral Commission

Victor P Taffa

2012 South Brisbane By-Election Timetable

The Queensland Electoral Commission has released an electoral timetable for the South Brisbane By-Election to be held on Saturday 28 April 2012.

Issue of Writ              Tuesday – 3 April 2012

Close of Rolls             5.00 pm Saturday – 7 April 2012

Not less than 5 days nor more than 7 days after issue of writ

Close of Nominations                           12.00 Noon Wednesday – 11 April 2012

Not less than 8 days nor more than 18 days after issue of writ

Pre-Poll Voting: Voting Starts:              Monday – 16 April 2012

Voting Ends:                                                   6.00 pm Friday – 27 April 2012

Begins 3 days after cut-off for nominations

Postal Voting Applications Start:         Immediately

Voting Starts:                                                  Thursday – 12 April 2012

Applications Close:                                         6.00 pm Thursday – 26 April 2012

Voting Ends:                                                   6.00 pm Saturday – 28 April 2012

Begins after cut-off for nominations

Electoral Visitor Voting                       Voting Starts: Thursday 12 April 2012

Applications Close:                                         6.00 pm Thursday – 26 April 2012

Voting Ends:                                                   6.00 pm Saturday – 28 April 2012

Begins after cut-off for nominations

Declared Institution Voting                            Voting Starts: Tuesday – 17 April 2012

Voting Ends:                                                               6.00 pm Saturday – 28 April 2012

Cut-Off for Lodgement of How-to-Vote Cards     5.00 pm Friday – 20 April 2012

to be distributed on Polling Day

(Must be lodged no later than 5.00 pm on the Friday that is 7 days before polling day)

POLLING DAY 8.00 am – 6.00 pm Saturday – 28 April 2012

A Saturday not less than 26 days nor more than 56 days after the issue of writ

Cut-Off for Return of Postal Ballot Papers: 6.00 pm Tuesday – 8 May 2012

Return of Writ Monday – 28 May 2012

Not more than 84 days after issue of writ