You must sign the statement of your consent to the nomination (Part 2 of the nomination paper) in the presence of a witness, who will also sign the form. This witness to your consent must be a qualified elector. This person will also submit your completed nomination paper to the returning officer for the electoral district where you intend to run.
You must provide the names, addresses and signatures of at least 100 electors who are qualified to vote in the electoral district where you intend to run and who consent to your candidacy.
Note: In the case of the larger or remote electoral districts listed in Schedule 3 of the Act, the required minimum number of signatures is 50. This list is reviewed following the redistribution of electoral districts and comes into force at the call of a general election.
The signatures of electors consenting to your candidacy must also be witnessed. The witness or witnesses to these signatures are not required to be qualified electors. All signatures on individual pages must be witnessed by the same person.
In addition to the completed nomination paper, the following items must be filed with the returning officer:
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