Meanings

 

Election - choosing someone or making a choice by voting.

 

Election day - the Saturday when voting centres are open 8.00 am – 6.00 pm.

 

Election official - a person who works at elections.

Enrol - put your name on a list to vote.

 

How-to-vote card - a page of information about candidates and how to vote for them. These are given out at voting centres on election day.

 

Independent - by yourself. An independent person in Parliament does not belong to a group or political party.

Political party - a group of people who have similar ideas about things.