Elections 2010 Australia
An election is a formal decision-making process by which a population chooses an individual to hold public office.Elections have been the usual mechanism by which modern representative democracy operates since the 17th century. Elections may fill offices in the legislature, sometimes in the executive and judiciary, and for regional and local government. This process is also used in many other private and business organizations, from clubs to voluntary associations and corporations.
Who are the 2010 Australian candidates?
Senate candidates, 2010 federal election
TONY ABBOTT ADVERTISEMENT
Julia Gillard Labor ad
House of Representatives candidates, 2010 federal election
Find my electorate
EASY ELECTION GUIDE : http://www.news.com.au/features/federal-election
The parties to slog it out for the House of Representatives?
Independent or other
None of them
ELECTION 2010 INTERACTIVE MAP AT ABC
Explore Australia’s 150 electorates and track the movements of Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Opposition Leader Tony Abbott. Click an electorate to display a detailed guide below the map.
On (http://www.aec.gov.au/footer/tools.htm ) you can:
- Check your enrolment details
- Find your Electorate or Polling Place
- Subscribe to the AEC Mailing List
- Download an Enrolment form
- Other Electoral Sites
- Contact AEC
View a list of polling places in my electorate:
Types of elections
In most democratic political systems, there are a range of different types of election, corresponding to different layers of public governance or geographical jurisdiction. Some common types of election are: