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Legislative Assembly Division of Wanguri By-Election Report



Legislative Assembly Division of Wanguri By-Election Report

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1 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The by-election for the Legislative Assembly Division of Wanguri was held on 16 February 2013. The writ for the election was issued 28 January 2013 with the following key dates: Election Milestones Dates Close of roll 8pm Wednesday 30 January 2013 Close of nominations 12 noon Friday 1 February 2013 Polling day Saturday 16 February 2013 The writ was returned Monday 18 February 2013. 1.1 Election Snapshot Polling Summary Postal voting 180 votes counted (4.7%) Commenced Monday 4 February 2013 Ceased Overseas 6pm Tuesday 12 February 2013 Ceased Within Australia 6pm Thursday 14 February 2013 Deadline for return 6pm Friday 22 February 2013 Early voting 190 votes counted (4.9%) Commenced Monday 4 February 2013 Ceased Friday 15 February 2013 Mobile polling 6 votes counted (0.2%) Conducted Friday 15 February 2013 Other declaration voting 0 votes counted (0.0%) Static polling places 3 489 votes counted (90.3%) Polling day times 8am - 6pm Poll declared Monday 18 February 2013 Election Outcomes Electors on roll 4 984 Electors voting 3 865 (77.5%) Informal ballot papers 141 (3.6%) 2 candidate preferred 69.4% ALP; 30.6% CLP Election costs $70 000 Cost per elector $14.04

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