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Preferential Voting in Single Member Electorates - Queensland

Electoral Authority: Electoral Commission Queensland
Parliament which uses Preferential Voting Legislative Assembly
Name of Preferential Voting system Full preferential
Formality/Informality points Formal
  • The voter must number all boxes in the order of their preference.
  • The voter's intention must be clear.
  • If it is blank or unmarked.
  • If ticks or crosses have been used when numbering in order of preference is required.
  • If the required number of boxes have not been marked.
  • If it has writing on it that identifies the elector.
Directions on the Ballot Paper

(2017 Queensland State General Election)
Place the number one ("1") in the square opposite the candidate of your choice. Indicate your preference for all the other candidates by numbering the other squares in the order of your choice.

Remember to number every box to ensure your vote counts.

Casual Vacancies A casual vacancy is filled through a by-election.

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