How to vote at the 2021 Tasmanian Election

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The Tasmanian election is set to take place on Saturday May 1st 2021 and there are a number of ways to vote.

On May 1st 2021, you can vote in person from 8am to 6pm at any polling place in Tasmania.

If you are an elector for the Legislative Council division of Derwent or Windermere you will need to attend a polling place within those divisions to vote at both State and Legislative Council elections. 

Polling place locations will be published closer to the day and you will find a full list in your local paper on polling day!


If you can't vote on polling day, you can vote early. There are two early voting options, pre-poll voting and postal voting.

Postal voting requires an application form which is available from any post office, TEC election office or available to download from the TEC website.
Applications close 4pm on Friday 23rd of April.

You must record your vote before 6pm on polling day, Saturday May 1st. The TEC can receive returned postal votes until 10am Tuesday May 11th.

From Monday April 12th pre-polling centres across the state are open 8:30am to 5:30pm weekdays (unless otherwise specified) and will stay open until 6pm Friday 30th of April. 

These pre-poll locations are:

Burnie 
26 Cattley St
Burnie

Devonport
Paranaple Arts Centre
145 Rooke St
Devonport
(Vision impaired voting service)

Launceston
175-177 Charles St
Launceston
(Vision impaired voting service)

Granton
Granton Memorial Hall
1 Lyell Hwy
Granton

Sorell
PCYC Shed, Pembroke Park
Arthur St
Sorell

Kingston
Kingborough Community Hub
7 Goshawk Way
Kingston

Hobart
Ground Level, 144 Macquarie St
Hobart
(Vision impaired voting service)

Additional pre-poll centres will open from Monday 26th of April in Glenorchy, Rosny, New Norfolk, George Town, Scottsdale, St Helens, Smithton and Queenstown with details of these centres to be provided closure to opening date.

Interstate Tasmanian's can cast their vote at State and Territory electoral commissions offices once the centres have received their ballot papers which will likely be from Wednesday 14th of April. These centres will be available during their normal business hours until Friday the 30th of April.

These interstate locations are:

ACT
Elections ACT
Level 6, 221 London Circut
Canberra City

NSW
NSW Electoral Commission
231 Elizabeth Street
Sydney

NT
Northern Territory Electoral Commission
Level 3, TCG Centre
80 Mitchell Street
Darwin

QLD
Electoral Commission of Queensland
Level 20, 1 Eagle Street
Brisbane City

SA
Electoral Commission SA
Level 6, 60 Light Square
Adelaide

VIC
Victorian Electoral Commission
Level 11, 530 Collins Street
Melbourne

WA
Western Australian Electoral Commission
Level 2, 111 St Georges Terrace
Perth
(Corner of William St and St Georges Terrace)

13 April 2021




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