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State Elections 2018

2018 State election media kit

The following files are available for download:

For any other information or files, please email a member of the VEC's Communication team.

2018 State election results feed

The VEC will be providing results in XML format for the 2018 State election.

The setup files for receiving results will be available for download through our FTP site.

The following files are now available:

  • State2018MediaFilePollingLocations.xml
  • State2018MediaFileCandidates.xml
  • State2018MediaFileGroupsAndTickets.xml

Please see the following information sheet (Word, 54kB) on how to use these files and the results data that will be available on election night.

Please note that the results data files will only populate with data from 6.00 pm on election night (Saturday 24 November).

To access the FTP site you must enter a user name and password as detailed below:

User name: anonymous

Password: cannot be left blank – can be any word or character of any length

Any enquiries can be directed to Renee Duvoisin on (03) 8620 1114.

Latest media releases

18 December 2018 Record number of votes, but Commission to seek reasons for reduced turnout in 2018 State election
17 December 2018 Vacancy within Wodonga City Council
17 December 2018 Vacancy within Glen Eira City Council
17 December 2018 Vacancy within Maribyrnong City Council
14 December 2018 Election concludes with return of writs to Governor
12 December 2018 Vacancy within Mildura Rural City Council
11 December 2018 Upper House results declared
10 December 2018 Vacancy within Greater Dandenong City Council
8 December 2018 Ripon District recount completed
5 December 2018 Ripon District scrutiny continues following margin of 31 votes

VEC Media

Marie Guerin

Senior Media & Communication Advisor

P: (03) 8620 1363   M: 0419 366 889

Mike Lagastes

Manager, Communication

P: (03) 8620 1189  M: 0458 390 540

Sue Lang

Director, Communication and Engagement

P: (03) 8620 1239