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The Western Australian State general election will be held on Saturday 11 March 2017.  If you are overseas and would like to vote, you can do so by postal vote or in-person at some locations.

To check whether you are enrolled to vote visit the online enrolment tool at

Postal Voting

You can apply for a postal vote until 6pm, Wednesday 8 March.  Please note that postal vote applications for overseas electors should be submitted early to ensure ballot papers are received on time. 

To be included in the count of votes, completed ballot papers must be postmarked on or before 6pm local time on Saturday 11 March 2017 and reach the Western Australian Electoral Commission (WAEC) no later than 9am Thursday 16 March 2017. Please place appropriate postage on the return envelope and mark it as airmail.

To apply for a postal vote (online or hard copy) visit the WAEC website at or telephone +61 8 9214 0400.

In-person early voting

Early voting commences on Monday 20 February and concludes on Friday 10 March. The opening hours for overseas early voting centres are the normal standard business hours for that venue. Please refer to individual websites for further details. The exception is the last day of early voting, Friday 10 March, when venues will remain open until 6pm local time.

For further information on in-person voting, including a list of early vote issuing offices overseas, visit


The WAEC offers the iVote system for individuals who require additional assistance lodging their vote. For further information please visit