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Election concludes with return of writs to Governor
The 2018 State election has officially drawn to a close with the return of the writs to the Governor of Victoria today.
Electoral Commissioner, Warwick Gately AM, returned the writs to Her Excellency The Hon. Linda Dessau AC, endorsed with the names of the successful candidates.
‘The return of the writs marks the end of the election process,’ Mr Gately said.
‘Results have been formally declared for all Districts and Regions.
‘I’d like to acknowledge the great work of the staff of the Victorian Electoral Commission and the many election officials who have worked tirelessly to ensure a result that is accurate and stands up to scrutiny.’
The 2018 State Election Report will be tabled in Parliament in 2019.
Media enquiries:Marie Guerin
Senior Media & Communication Advisor
Victorian Electoral Commission
Phone: (03) 8620 1363
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