Candidate Seminar

Pre-recorded candidate seminars are available for anyone considering becoming a candidate. The seminars explain the legal obligations and responsibilities that prospective candidates should be aware of.

Even if you have stood for election in the past, you should view the seminar as rules and requirements for candidates can change over time. Seminars are available for viewing on the Candidate Information page for each election event.

Seminar topics covered

  • The election timetable
  • Who can be a candidate and how to nominate
  • Candidates and political party names on ballot papers
  • Campaigning: election advertising, 'how-to-vote' material and public scrutiny of candidates
  • Complaints handling by NSWEC
  • Voting
  • Counting ballot papers
  • Scrutineering
  • Funding and disclosure obligations