Hume electorate goes to the polls, Saturday May 18

It's the day for Democracy Sausage! The nation has headed to the polls.

BLOG

Stay up-to-date with our blog, below. The Gazette will be collaborating with colleagues across the electorate. We'll be checking out booths around the electorate, so say hello if you spot our roving photographers. And don't forget to take advantage of the sausage sizzles!

WHERE TO VOTE IN THE ULS

Booths are open 8am to 6pm sharp. All have assisted access for wheelchair users.

BIGGA

  • Memorial Hall, 28 Binda Street

BINDA

  • Binda Public School, 21 Queen Street

COLLECTOR

  • Memorial Hall, 1 Brennan Street

CROOKWELL

  • Crookwell Public School, 43 Denison Street

DALTON

  • Dalton Public School, 1-5 Jobson Street

GRABBEN GULLEN

  • Public Hall, Camp Street

GUNNING

  • Gunning Public School, 96 Yass Street

LAGGAN

  • Laggan Public School, Laggan Road

TARALGA

  • Memorial Hall, 23 Orchard Street

OUT AND ABOUT

If your booth has food and drinks or market stalls on show, let us know with a pic or comment on our Facebook page: facebook.com/CrookwellGazette

Or if you're just out and about with the kids and pets, enjoying an autumn day free of politics, share a snap with us on Facebook, too.

YOUR CANDIDATES

How-to-vote cards will be available at booths showing flow of preferences (though not all candidates have determined preferences to other parties).

Need a little more background reading? Then check out these profiles.

Ian Nebauer of the Christian Democratic Party (The Fred Nile Group) did not respond to requests for interviews or images.

PRE-POLLING

As at Friday, about 20 percent of electors had already cast their vote in Hume for the Federal Election, said the Australian Electoral Commission.