When did the AEC stop releasing electoral rolls?

April 12, 2021 Off By idswater

When did the AEC stop releasing electoral rolls?

Coverage varies from state to state so check the library catalogue for our holdings. The latest electoral roll issued on microfiche was for January 2008 – this is when the Australian Electoral Commission stopped releasing electoral rolls on microfiche. Please note, the AEC does not keep historic electoral rolls for public viewing.

When was the last time the electoral register was compiled?

From 15 October 1918 to 1926 the electoral registers were compiled twice a year. Those absent in the armed forces when the 1918 and subsequent lists were compiled are shown separately at the end of the polling district in which they normally lived in an Absent Voters’ List. They could vote either by post or proxy.

When did the first electoral rolls come out in Australia?

Who will be listed in electoral rolls: Electoral rolls began being compiled for some areas of Australia in the 1840s. At that time only property owners were eligible to vote. In most of the colonies all men were granted voting rights by the 1850s. Half a century later, women were granted voting rights as well.

Where can I get a copy of the NSW electoral roll?

The NSW Electoral Commission will not check the rolls over the phone. There is an Australian Electoral Commission office in every electoral division in Australia. You can find the address of the office nearest you by calling 13 2326. Every office holds a copy of the current Australian Electoral Roll.

From 15 October 1918 to 1926 the electoral registers were compiled twice a year. Those absent in the armed forces when the 1918 and subsequent lists were compiled are shown separately at the end of the polling district in which they normally lived in an Absent Voters’ List. They could vote either by post or proxy.

Where does the place of abode go on an electoral roll?

The “Place of abode” is followed by the “nature of the qualification” and a “description of the qualifying property”. Before 1915 some people who lived in the boroughs, but did not qualify to vote there, may have had a qualification to vote in a county area and they then appear in the electoral roll for that county.

Why was there a tie in the Electoral College in 1801?

The tie vote between Jefferson and Burr in the 1801 Electoral College pointed out problems with the electoral system. The framers of the Constitution had not anticipated such a tie nor had they considered the possibility of the election of a President or Vice President from opposing factions – which had been the case in the 1796 election.

Where do lodgers appear on the electoral roll?

Before 1915 some people who lived in the boroughs, but did not qualify to vote there, may have had a qualification to vote in a county area and they then appear in the electoral roll for that county. At all times lodgers and those staying only temporarily at an address may not appear.