2020 Eden-Monaro by-election

Updated: 31 August 2020



Pre-poll and Mobile voting

There was no mobile polling provided at the Eden-Monaro by-election due to COVID-19.

Qualification checklists

In accordance with the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 the qualification checklists relating to section 44 of the Constitution have now been removed from this website, however qualification checklists for elected officials are available on the Parliament of Australia’s website.

Key dates

Issue of writ

Thursday 28 May

Postal vote applications open

Monday 25 May

Close of rolls

8pm AEST Thursday 4 June

Close of nominations

12 midday AEST Tuesday 9 June

Declaration of nominations

12 midday AEST Wednesday 10 June

Early voting starts

Monday 15 June

Postal vote applications close

6pm AEST Wednesday 1 July

By-election day

Saturday 4 July

Return of writ

on or before Saturday 5 September

COVID-19 safety measures

In preparing to deliver the 2020 Eden-Monaro by-election, the AEC factored in the rapidly changing COVID-19 environment into our provision of voting services and throughout the broader by-election process.