By-Elections for Bradfield and Higgins

25th October 2009

The Speaker of the House of Representatives today announced that, after consultation with the Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition and the independent Members of Parliament, by-elections will be held in the Federal electoral divisions of Bradfield and Higgins will be held on Saturday 5 December 2009.

Writs will be issued by the Speaker of the House of Representatives on Friday 30 October 2009 for the election of a Member to serve the Electoral Division of Bradfield and for the election of a Member to serve the Electoral Division of Higgins

The dates in connection with the two by-elections will be fixed as follows:

  Issue of writs Friday 30 October 2009
  Close of rolls  Monday 9 November 2009
  Date of nominations Thursday 12 November 2009
  Declaration of nominations Friday 13 November 2009
  Date of polling Saturday 5 December 2009
  Return of writs On or before Monday 8 February 2010.

 

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