Enter your postcode below Submit Select your local candidate to view their how to vote information. Please click here for Senate How to Vote information. Your Local Candidates Please click here for Senate How to Vote information. Election Day Saturday 18 May 2019 Polling will occur in all designated polling places from 8am to 6pm local time. Find your nearest polling place. Postal Voting Ballot papers must be completed and witnessed on or before election day Saturday 18 May 2019, and posted back to the AEC as soon as possible. You only have 13 days after the federal election for your ballot papers to be received by the AEC. OTHER RESOURCES You can check your enrolment on the Australian Electoral Commission’s website. The AEC also provides practice voting tools and interactive ballot papers to explain the easiest way to make sure your vote will count at a Federal Election.