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Current Elections
 
Alice Springs Town Council and City of Darwin By-election Timetable
 
The Northern Territory Electoral Commission (NTEC) advises that a By-election has been declared for the Alice Springs Town Council and the City of Darwin - Lyons Ward.
Voting services will be advertised in the press and on posters as well as posted on the NTEC website to meet the timetable dates as they arrive. 
 
 ELECTION TIME TABLE
 
Election Program
Time
Day
Date
  Notice Inviting Nominations
  LGER r6
 
By Friday
18 September
  CLOSE OF ELECTORAL ROLL
  LGER r11 
5pm
Tuesday
22 September
  CLOSE OF NOMINATIONS
  LGER rs 6, 8
12 noon
Thursday
24 September
 
Should more than the relevant number of nominations be received, a poll will be required and the following election timetable will apply
  Declaration of Nominations
  Draw for position on ballot papers  LGER r10
1 pm
Thursday
24 September
  Postal Vote Mail-out Commences
  LGER r27(2)
 
Friday
25 September
  Early Voting Commences LGER r3 A
8am
Friday
25 September
  Mobile Polling Commences LGER r3 A
9am
Monday
28 September
  Overseas Postal Voting Dispatches Cease
  LGER r27(3)(a)
6pm
Tuesday
6 October
  All Postal Voting Dispatches Ceases
  LGER r27(3)(b)
6pm
Thursday
8 October
  Early Voting Ceases LGER r3
5pm
Friday
9 October
  POLLING DAY  LGA s84(2), 85
  Static Polling Commences  LGER rs 3, 37
8am
 
 
  Static & Mobile Polling Cease LGER rs 3, 37
6pm
Saturday
10 October
  ASAP, Primary Counts of Ordinary Votes in
  Static Polling Places Commence LGER r52
 
 
 
  Preliminary Scrutiny, Primary Counts of Postal &
  Early Votes Commence LGER r46
 
 
 
  Declaration Vote Verification Checks Commence
  Recheck of all counts LGER r49, 52
9am
Monday
12 October
  Primary counts of Accepted Declaration Votes, 
  further Postal Counts
9am
Thursday
15 October
  Deadline for receipt of postal votes LGER r46
12 noon
Friday
16 October
 Final Counts of Postal Votes Commence LGER r46
 Distribution of Preferences LGER r52
12 noon
 
 
 Declaration of Results of Poll LGER r56
10am
Monday
19 October
  Public Holidays:  Nil                                                School Holidays: 28 Sep – 2 Oct 2015                   Events: AFL Grand Final 3 Oct 2015
  Determined by RO
 
 
City of Palmerston By-election Timetable
 
The Northern Territory Electoral Commission (NTEC) advises that a By-election has been declared for the City of Palmerston.
Voting services will be advertised in the press and on posters as well as posted on the NTEC website to meet the timetable dates as they arrive. 
 
 ELECTION TIME TABLE
Time
 
Election Program
Time
Day
Date
Notice Inviting Nominations
LGER r6  
 
Friday
9 October
CLOSE OF ELECTORAL ROLL
LGER r11 
5pm
Tuesday
13 October
CLOSE OF NOMINATIONS
LGER rs 3, 8
12 noon
Thursday
15 October
 
Should more than the relevant number of nominations be received, a poll will be required and the following election timetable will apply
Declaration of Nominations
Draw for position on ballot papers  LGER r10
1pm
Thursday
15 October
Postal Vote Mail-out Commences
LGER r27(2)
ASAP
Friday
16 October
Early Voting Commences LGER r3
8am
Friday
16 October
Mobile Polling Commences LGER r3
9am
Monday
19 October
 Overseas Postal Voting Dispatches Cease
 LGER r27(3)(a)
6pm
Tuesday
27 October
 All Postal Voting Dispatches Ceases
 LGER r27(3)(b)
6pm
Thursday
29 October
 Early Voting Ceases LGER r3
5pm
Friday
30 October
 POLLING DAY  LGA ss84(2), 85
 Static Polling Commences  LGER r 3, 37
8am
 
 
 Static & Mobile Polling Cease LGER r 3, 37
6pm
Saturday
31 October
 ASAP, Primary Counts of Ordinary Votes in 
 Static Polling Places Commence LGER r52
 
 
 
 Preliminary Scrutiny, Primary Counts of Postal &
 Early Votes Commence LGER r46
 
 
 
 Declaration Vote Verification Checks
 Commence Recheck of all counts LGER r46
9am
Monday
2 November
 Deadline for receipt of postal votes LGER r46
 
12noon
Friday
6 November
 Final Counts of Postal Votes Commence 
 LGER r46
 Distribution of Preferences LGER r51
12noon
Friday
6 November
 Declaration of Results of Poll LGER r56
10am
Monday
9 November
Determined by RO
 
 Voting is compulsory for all persons enrolled in these wards.