ELECTORAL-MAR19

NSW State election – more than one million electors have voted early

Early voting is proving popular in the NSW State election – 1,057,974 electors have already voted.

This includes 823,822 people who have voted in person at 194 early voting centres around the State.

The NSW Electoral Commission has so far received 50,656 postal votes, 172,339 people have voted via iVote internet and telephone voting and mobile voting has been delivered to 11,157 people at declared facilities including nursing homes, aged care facilities and hospitals.

NSW Electoral Commissioner John Schmidt is reminding people that early voting centres across the state are open until 6pm tonight.

“We have 2,207 voting centres open from 8am to 6pm on election day tomorrow, Saturday, 23 March 2019,” he said.

The details of all voting centres can be found at elections.nsw.gov.au

Postal vote applications have closed, but people can register to use iVote internet and telephone voting up until 1pm on election day.

There are eligibility requirements to use iVote, so check at elections.nsw.gov.au

Mr Schmidt said voters requiring assistance at voting centres should approach election officials for help.

“If you need help accessing a voting centre you can ask our staff for assistance,” he said.

“Accessibility information about each voting centre is available on our website or by calling our elector enquiry centre on 1300 135 736.”