A vote lodged before polling day by an elector unable to attend a polling place during normal voting hours on polling day. An application form for a postal vote is completed, and once received by Elections ACT, ballot papers are posted to the elector for completion and return.
People unable to get to a polling station are allowed to vote by post if they apply in advance. They are also allowed a proxy vote.
Electors who are outside their home State (or Territory) on polling day, or unable to attend a polling place during polling hours, may send a vote by post.
A system where electors receive a voting paper in the mail and, after voting, return it in a freepost pre-addressed envelope to the Returning Officer. Used for local body elections in New Zealand.
A vote recorded by post after application by an elector who will be unable to attend a polling booth during polling hours.
Electors who are unable to get to a polling place on polling day or are away from their home State or Territory, may apply to have ballot papers sent by post. Postal votes are admitted into the count up until 7 days after the close of the poll. Ballot papers must be filled out and witnessed by 6pm on polling day. See Declaration Vote.
All London voters in the 2004 elections can choose to send their votes by post. To do this, a form must be completed and returned to the local borough election offices by 2 June 2004. It is available from www.postalvotes.co.uk or local borough election offices.