THE HON TONY SMITH MP
Speaker of the House of Representatives
M E D I A R E L E A S E
27 October 2017
BY-ELECTION FOR NEW ENGLAND
The Speaker of the House of Representatives (the Hon Tony Smith MP) announced today that he will shortly issue the writ for the election of a Member of the House of Representatives for the electoral division of New England in New South Wales, in the place of the Hon Barnaby Joyce, disqualified.
The dates in connection with the by-election are as follows:
Issue of writ Friday, 27 October 2017
Close of rolls Friday, 3 November 2017
Close of nominations Thursday, 9 November 2017
Declaration of nominations Friday, 10 November 2017
Date of polling Saturday, 2 December 2017
Return of writ On or before Sunday, 4 February 2018.
Contact: Cate Clunies-Ross 0418 111 267 (Speaker’s Office)