Voting closes soon for Maroondah City Council by-election

Monday 7 March 2022

For immediate release

Voters in Ringwood and Ringwood North are reminded they have until 6 pm Friday 11 March to vote in the Wonga Ward by-election and avoid a fine.

Completed ballot material must be posted before final local mail clearance times. Voters should check their local mail clearance time, which may be earlier than 6 pm or earlier in the week. Alternatively, completed ballot material can be hand-delivered by the 6 pm deadline to the election office located at 49a Mount Dandenong Road, Ringwood East.

Voters who still haven't received their ballot pack should call the election office immediately on (03) 8619 1498 to arrange an alternative. Extended hours apply from 9 am to 8 pm on Thursday 10 March and 9 am to 6 pm on Friday 11 March.

Voting is compulsory for voters who were on the State roll for this by-election at 4 pm Friday 21 January—State-enrolled voters who don't vote may be fined. Council-enrolled voters are encouraged to vote but will not be fined if they do not vote.