Preferential Voting in Single Member Electorates - Queensland

Electoral Authority: Electoral Commission Queensland
Parliament which uses Preferential Voting Legislative Assembly
Name of Preferential Voting system Optional preferential
Formality/Informality points Formal
  • The voter's intention must be clear.
  • It must have a "1" or a "tick"or a "cross" against the name of one candidate.
  • If it has no marking on it.
  • If it has a combination of two or more of "1" or "tick" or a "cross".
  • If it has a mark or writing which identifies the voter.
  • If it is discarded.
Directions on the Ballot Paper (2009 Queensland State General Election)
Place the number one ("1") in the square opposite the candidate of your choice.
You may if you wish indicate your preference for additional candidates by numbering the other squares in your preferred order.
Casual Vacancies A casual vacancy is filled through a by-election.

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