Election Time

Electoral Commission of Queensland logoIt’s time to vote in Queensland’s 2020 general election and the voting period is from Monday October 19 to election day on Saturday October 31, 2020.

This state election you will be voting for education • health care and hospitals • cultural, sporting and recreation facilities • emergency services • community services • Indigenous land rights • environmental protection • taxation • public works and transport • industrial relations • consumer affairs • marriage and divorce, which are all looked after by the state government.

The ECQ has opened postal vote applications and they will remain open until Friday, October 16, 2020, to allow more time for electors to apply.

Postal votes will be sent to electors who have applied following the close of candidate nominations and ballot paper draw in mid-October.

Polling booths will be open across Queensland from 8am until 6pm. Details of polling booth locations will be published closer to the election.

COVID-19 continues to be a factor in elections during 2020. The ECQ’s Statement of Intent PDF on the ECQ website outlines services being provided to ensure Queenslanders can vote safely.

Early voting will be available from Monday, October 19 until Friday October 30 at 44 Nash Street, Gympie.

Telephone voting is possible if you:

  • cannot vote without assistance because of an impairment
  • have an insufficient level of literacy
  • cannot vote at a polling booth because of an impairment
  • are a special postal voter or are distance voters.

To find out about elections in Queensland visit the Electoral Commission of Queensland website at ecq.qld.gov.au or call 1300 881 665

Good luck to all our candidates.

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