iVote online and telephone voting system which will be available for the 2017 State general election.

Posted on: Tuesday, 17 January 2017 at 11:13:00 AM

iVote

iVote is the Commission's online and telephone voting system which will be available for the 2017 State general election.

What is the iVote system?

The iVote system is a form of voting using a telephone or the internet at a location of your choice. iVote is compatible with a number of screen reader software.

Who can use the iVote system?

iVote is available to people enrolled to vote in WA who cannot vote without assistance because they:

  • have insufficient literacy skills
  • are blind or sight impaired
  • are otherwise incapacitated.

How do I register for iVote?

Register for iVote between 13 February 2017 and 10 March 2017. You can then start voting from 20 February 2017. The iVote website and telephone numbers will be posted on this page on 12 February 2017. The following information illustrates the registration process:

  • You must be on the electoral roll
  • You will need to make a declaration that you are eligible to use iVote
  • You will need to provide a 6 digit personal identification number (PIN)
  • Your iVote number will be sent to you via your nominated method, e.g.SMS, email, etc.

Practice iVote

There will be an opportunity to practice using iVote on the Internet and telephone before iVote registration opens in February. More information on the practice opportunity will be posted when the practice site becomes available.

Have a go at iVote

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