Just in case you haven’t already voted, and/or are new to Canberra and still making up your mind, here are links to some further details that may help.
- Comprehensive coverage:2020 Legislative Assembly election information
- Sample ballot paper The instructions are very straight forward: Number five boxes from 1 to 5 in the order of your choice. You may then show as many further preferences as you wish by writing numbers from 6 onwards in other boxes.
- It is compulsory to vote and the Election and FAQ page give a good ‘ready reckoner’ providing further details.
- Parties: additional information on the minor parties and their plans
- Sustainable Australia – stop overdevelopment, Stop corruption party
- The Community Action Party
- Australian Climate Change Justice Party
- Animal Justice Party
- Ungrouped (Independents)
- Announcements, news and plans from the major parties
- Kurrajong Electorate candidates’ statements:
- Location (Google maps) of closest early voting polling places to Reid:
- Canberra City Uniting Church (Pilgrim House), 69 Northbourne Avenue. Accessibility details
- Canberra Museum and Gallery, 176 London Circuit (corner City Square). Accessibility details
- Timeframe for voting
Voting is open until 17 October 2020.
Early voting centres will be open every day of the voting period, including weekends and during the following times:
- Saturday to Thursday:9 am to 5 pm
- Fridays:9 am to 8 pm
- Smart Vote
You may be interested in the website that Canberra Times and ANU have set up smartvote.org.au . This website asked all the candidates to fill in their responses to 32 questions. You then do the same and you can additionally mark how important a particular issue is to you
- Electoral System
The Hare-Clark electoral system is a method of proportional representation. To be elected, a candidate must obtain a quota of votes in an electorate. It is used for ACT Legislative Assembly elections and also to elect Members of the Tasmanian House of Assembly.