Preferential Voting in Single Member Electorates - Northern Territory
|Parliament which uses Preferential Voting||Legislative Assembly|
|Name of Preferential Voting system||Optional Preferential|
|Directions on the Ballot Paper||(2016 Legislative Assembly election)
Place the number 1 in the box next to the photograph of your first preference candidate and then place increasing whole numbers (2,3, etc.) in as many other boxes as you wish in order to indicate your order of preferences for the other candidates. You do not have to number every box to make your vote count.
|Casual Vacancies||A casual vacancy is filled through a by-election where the vacancy occurs less than 3 years and 6 months after the first meeting of the Assembly following the last preceding general election.|
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