The Speaker of the House of Representatives (the Hon. Tony Smith MP) announced that he has today issued a writ for the election of a Member of the House of Representatives for the electoral division of Bennelong in New South Wales, in the place of Mr John Alexander, OAM, resigned.
The dates in connection with the by-election will be as follows:
Issue of writ Monday, 13 November 2017
Close of rolls Monday, 20 November 2017
Close of nominations Thursday, 23 November 2017
Declaration of nominations Friday, 24 November 2017
Date of polling Saturday, 16 December 2017
Return of writ On or before Wednesday, 21 February 2018.
Contact: Cate Clunies-Ross 0418 111 267 (Speaker’s Office)