Electoral Commission of Queensland

Candidates & Parties

A candidate is any eligible Queensland elector wishing to nominate to stand for an election. A political party is an organisation that represents a group of people with a similar set of views and ideals. 

All candidates and political parties have funding and disclosure obligations, it is the responsibility of each candidate and political party to ensure they are informed about their obligations by reading the funding and disclosure section on this website. 

For all handbooks, guides and, forms visit the handbooks and forms page.