Preferential Voting in Single Member Electorates - Western Australia
|Parliament which uses Preferential Voting||Legislative Assembly (Lower House)|
|Name of Preferential Voting system||Full preferential|
A formal ballot paper clearly indicates the elector's intention with respect to the order of preference for all candidates, i.e. all squares have been numbered consecutively.
A ballot paper may still be considered formal where:
A ballot paper is informal if it:
|Directions on the Ballot Paper||Number the boxes from to * in the order of your choice. Remember… Number every box to make your vote count
*N refers to the total number of candidates.
|Casual Vacancies||A casual vacancy is filled through a by-election.|
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