When: Between 8.00am and 6.00pm.
Most electors find this option to be the simplest and most convenient way to cast a vote.
Where: Attend any polling place in your electoral district on Election Day.
If you are temporarily out of your electoral district on Election Day, you may vote at any polling place in Western Australia. As your name will not be on the Electoral Roll for that District, you will be asked to sign a declaration form stating your name and residential address, before being given the ballot papers.
The declaration is attached to an envelope, into which the ballot papers will be placed. This declaration is used to mark the name off the Electoral Roll and is then removed from the ballot paper envelope. The ballot paper envelope is then included with many others. Finally the ballot paper envelopes are opened. This will ensure that no one knows who the elector has voted for.
Where: Attend any polling place in Western Australia on Election Day.
A Provisional vote can be issued under certain circumstances. These include an elector who claims to have enrolled and whose name cannot be identified on the roll, whose name has been marked off in error; or whose eligibility has been objected to by a Scrutineer.
The elector signs a declaration regarding their electoral information; receives the provisional ballot papers for the district and/or region that they have claimed enrolment for and casts a Provisional vote.
The ballot papers are placed in an envelope attached to the declaration. The declaration is subsequently checked against the roll to determine the elector's eligibility, and if the voter is found to be eligible to vote, the ballot paper(s) are included in the count.