25 Feb Handy Voting Info
2016 Gladstone Regional Council Mayoral / Councillor Election :
When is the election on?
Saturday March 19
Voting is compulsory in QLD. If you don’t vote you could get a fine.
How many people do I vote for?
You can either just place a number 1 for the person you want to elect OR
You can vote 1, 2 and 3. In order of who you most want to elect down to who you lease want.
Councillor – (8 people will gain a role)
Put a 1 for person you would like to elect and work your way to 8 in order of your preference.
What voting system is used in local Elections?
We have an Optional Preferential Voting (OPV) system.
Electors can express their order of preference by:
- voting for one;
- voting for some;
- voting for all.