Information for Estonian Voters in Australia
Elections to the European Parliament will take place in Estonia on 7 June 2009.
Estonian citizens living permanently or temporarily in a foreign state may vote electronically (Internet Voting), by post or in person. This includes holders of Estonian passports.
Internet Voting is available on the web-page www.valimised.ee from 9:00 on 28 May 2009 until 20:00 on 3 June 2009.
Postal voting first requires an application to the Estonian representation:
Consulate of the Republic of Estonia
11 Langsford Street
CLAREMONT WA 6010
The application for a postal vote is here: Postal vote application
The completed application must:
- include a copy of the personal detail page of an identity document;
- indicate the voter’s residential address in Australia;
- indicate the voter’s last residential address in Estonia;
- if the voter has never had a residence in Estonia, indicate the last residence of the voter’s parents or grandparents in Estonia.
The completed application must be received by the Estonian representation not later than 8 May 2009.
Voters who apply on time and who comply with the requirements of the European Parliament Election Act will be sent a ballot paper, the list of parties, and two envelopes, together with voting instructions.
Voting in person
A voter who does not send a ballot paper to a representation of Estonia by the due date may vote in person after presenting a valid identification document and signing the list of voters at:
Estonian House, 141 Campbell Street, Surry Hills, NSW
23 May 2009, 10:00-16:00
25 May 2009, 16:00-20:00
Honorary Consul General of Estonia in Sydney – (612) 9810 7468, email@example.com
Honorary Consul of Estonia in Perth – (618) 9384 2757, firstname.lastname@example.org
Estonian National Electoral Committee: www.vvk.ee