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Agency:
Electoral Department
Agency Number:
Start Date:
01 Jan 1903
End Date:
31 Dec 1989
Description:
The maintenance of electoral rolls for state elections. To conduct Parliamentary elections and to maintain statistical records and publish elections for various Agencies, Branches, Associations and Authorities.

The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer was taken on by the Under Secretary of the Chief Secretary's Department (later Premier and Chief Secretary's Department) and a separate section of that department was created to assist.

In 1955 the electoral section of the Premiers and Chief Secretary's Department was converted to a new Department operating under the Chief Electoral Officer as its permanent head. On 17 July 1989 the Electoral Dept was amalgamated with the Supply and Tender Dept and the Government Printing Office to form the Department of Administrative Services.
Legislation Administered:
Electoral Act 1907 (7Ed.VII No.6), Electoral Act 1954 (No.87 of 1954), Senate Elections Act 1935
Legislation Creating:
S.R. 20/1954.
Controlling Agencies:
Chief Secretary's Office/department (TA153)01 Jan 188231 Dec 1946

Premier's and Chief Secretary's Department (TA22)01 Jan 194631 Dec 1976
Previous Agencies:
Electoral Returning Officers (TA854)01 Jan 185131 Dec 1906
Subsequent Agencies:
Tasmanian Electoral Office (TA988)17 Jul 1989
Series Created By Agency:
ELD10 Longford - Electoral Roll (Ms).01 Jan 190031 Dec 1903

ELD3 Braddon - Electoral Roll (Ms) for the Somerset Polling Place.01 Jan 190331 Dec 1989

ELD8 Braddon - Stock Book.01 Jan 190331 Dec 1904

ELD9 Braddon - Deposit Account Book.01 Jan 190431 Dec 1904

ELD4 Braddon - Electoral Roll (Ms) for Crotty Polling Place.01 Jan 190431 Dec 1904

ELD5 Braddon - Electoral Roll (Ms) for Mount Read Polling Place.01 Jan 190431 Dec 1904

ELD6 Braddon - Supplemental Electoral Rolls Affecting Polling Lists for the Legislative Council Division of Gordon, and associated Correspondence.01 Jan 190531 Dec 1908

ELD7 Braddon - Electoral Roll (Ms) for the Legislative Council Division of Gordon.01 Jan 190731 Dec 1907

AA793 Scrutiny and Result Sheets for House of Assembly Elections.30 Apr 191212 Dec 1995

ELD11 Electoral Rolls - Printed01 Jan 191331 Dec 1982

ELD1 Correspondence and associated Papers relating to Elections and by-Elections for the Legislative Council, the House of Assembly and the Commonwealth Senate.01 Jan 191631 Dec 1959

AC303 Electors' Cards.01 Jan 195030 Jun 1992

AC302 Habitation Cards.01 Jan 195030 Jun 1992

AA976 Monthly Analysis of All Legislative Council Division Enrolments.01 Jun 195631 Dec 1981

AA794 Scrutiny and Result Sheets for House of Assembly by-Elections.01 Jan 195831 Dec 1983

AA779 Files relating to House of Assembly by-Elections.01 Jan 195931 Dec 1984

AA776 Files relating to Legislative Council by-Elections.01 Jan 195931 Dec 1976

AA775 Files relating to Legislative Council Elections.01 Jan 195931 Dec 1980

AB323 Writs, Proclamations, and associated Correspondence relating to Senate Elections.01 Jan 196131 Dec 1984

AA778 Files relating to House of Assembly Elections.01 Jan 196431 Dec 1979

AA791 File relating to Casino Referendum, 14 Dec 1968.01 Nov 196831 Dec 1968

AA795 Presiding and Assistant Returning Officers Returns, Casino Referendum.14 Dec 196814 Dec 1968

AA777 Returning Officers' Summary & Scrutiny Sheets for Legislative Council Elections24 May 197527 May 1995

AA792 File relating to Power Development Referendum, 12 Dec 1981.01 Sep 198130 Nov 1984