2018 Mount Alexander Shire Council, Tarrengower Ward by-election

Voting has closed for the Tarrengower Ward by-election.

If you were required to vote in this by-election and you did not vote, you will receive an ‘apparent failure to vote’ notice, asking for your explanation. You should wait until you receive this written request and reply in writing on the form provided.

Important dates

Friday 6 October 2017 Date of vacancy
Friday 15 December 2017 Enrolment closes 4.00 pm
Thursday 11 January 2018 Nominations open
Tuesday 16 January 2018 Nominations are closed – find out who has nominated
Wednesday 17 January 2018 Last chance to respond to candidate questionnaire, lodge candidate statements and photos, 12 noon
Tuesday 30 January – Thursday 1 February 2018 Mail-out of ballot packs
Friday 16 February 2018 Voting closes 6.00 pm

Returning Officer

The Returning Officer for the Tarrengower by-election is Dean Curtis.

Election office

The election office is located at:

Red Gum Room
Mount Alexander Civic Centre
27 Lyttleton Street

The office is open to the public from Thursday 10 January to Friday 19 January (9.00 am to 5.00 pm) excluding Saturday and Sunday.

The election office will re-open on Monday 12 February (9.00 am to 5.00 pm), with extended hours on Thursday 15 February (9.00am to 8.00pm) and Friday 16 February (9.00am to 6.00pm).

All election information can be found on this website. Should you have any other enquiries regarding the election contact (03) 8619 1499.

Candidate statements and responses to the candidate questionnaire can be viewed on the nominations page.

Further information

Candidates can appoint scrutineers to observe certain electoral procedures on their behalf.

The scrutineer handbook and scrutineer appointment form are available at Candidate forms & handbooks.

To find out who has nominated in ballot paper order, visit the nominations page.