Western Australian State general election
(Saturday 11 March 2017)
The Western Australian State general election will be held on Saturday 11 March 2017. If you are overseas and would like to vote, you can do so by postal vote or in-person at The Australian Consulate-General in Los Angeles.
To check whether you are enrolled to vote visit the online enrolment tool at www.elections.wa.gov.au/onlineEnrolmentSystem
You can apply for a postal vote until 6pm Wednesday 8 March. Please note that postal vote applications for overseas electors should be submitted early to ensure ballot papers are received on time.
To be included in the count of votes, completed ballot papers must be postmarked on or before 6pm local time on Saturday 11 March 2017 and reach the Western Australian Electoral Commission no later than 9am Thursday 16 March 2017. Please place appropriate postage on the return envelope and mark it as airmail.
To apply for a postal vote (online or hard copy) visit the Western Australian Electoral Commission website at www.elections.wa.gov.au or telephone +61 8 9214 0400.
In-person early voting
Early voting commences on Monday 20 February and concludes on Friday 10 March. The standard opening hours of the Australian Consulate General in Los Angeles apply during this period (please note, the Consulate-General will be closed on Monday 20 February), with the exception of Friday 10 March, when we will remain open until 6pm local time.
For further information on in-person voting, including a list of early vote issuing offices overseas, visit www.elections.wa.gov.au/vote/election-day
The WAEC offers the iVote system for individuals who require additional assistance lodging their vote. For further information please visit www.elections.wa.gov.au/ivote