Electoral Commission Queensland

Information for electors


Rolls for the election closed at 5pm, Friday 12th February. Official close of roll figures for each local government area are available:

Voting arrangements

The list of local councils (XLSX, 17.3 KB) provides information on each of the 77 local council areas including the election type, voting system to be used, number of Councillors to be elected and whether it is a divided or undivided area. 

View the list of uncontested elections (PDF, 76.0 KB) for more information. 

Postal voting

Watch the "Postal Vote Process" video on our Facebook page for step-by-step instructions on completing your postal ballot material. 

How-to-vote cards

How-to-vote cards approved for the 2016 Local Government Elections are available to assist electors in placing formal votes. The Commission is required by legislation to publish electronic copies of all approved how-to-vote cards.