General election on Thursday 4 July 2024

Key Dates for the 2024 General Election


30 May

Dissolution of Parliament

31 May

Receipt of Writ

4 June 

No later than 4.00pm - Publication of notice of election

7 June

4.00pm - Deadline for submitting or withdrawing a nomination.
5.00pm - Publication of statement of persons nominated.

June 18

11.59pm - Deadline to register to vote

June 19

5.00pm - deadline to submit new postal vote applications, make changes to existing postal or proxy votes and absent voting arrangements

June 26

5.00pm - deadline to submit new applications to vote by proxy (excludes postal proxy votes or emergency proxy).

July 4

7.00am - 10.00pm - Polling Day
5.00pm - Deadline for emergency proxy applications 
5.00pm - Deadline for re-issue of spoilt or lost postal votes

July 4-5

Votes counted overnight

July 5

Candidates announced