News of Hokkaido Governor and Hokkaido Parliamentary Election


※ Hokkaido legislative election became no vote.
As it is important election to decide the future of town where we live in, let's vote by all means.
Those who are expected to meet certain circumstances, such as work, travel, leisure, ceremonial occasions, etc., on the day of voting can vote before the due date of the voting day.

● About schedule of Hokkaido governor, congressist election

Notification dateHokkaido Governor Election March 21 (Thu)
Hokkaido Parliamentary Election March 29 (Fri)
Early vote dateHokkaido Governor Election March 22 (Fri) to April 6 (Saturday)
Hokkaido Parliamentary Election March 30 (Saturday) to April 6 (Saturday)
Voting dayHokkaido Governor's Election and Hokkaido Parliamentary Election
Sunday, April 7 from 7 am to 8 pm
Election dayHokkaido Governor's Election and Hokkaido Parliamentary Election
From 9:00 pm on Sunday, April 7 (scheduled)
Vote counting stations Niseko Town residents Center Training Room 1

● Person who can vote at Niseko Town

Those who can vote at Niseko Town meet the following requirements

● Age requirements Those born by April 8, 2001
● Address requirements
(Hokkaido governor's election)
・ Those who have notified of transfer to Niseko Town by December 20, 2018, and have been resident registration for more than 3 months
(Hokkaido legislative election)
・ Those who have notified Niseko Town of their transfer by December 28, 2018 and have been registered as a resident for at least three months.

○ Those who were transferred out
・ Person of transference in the road among people who moved out by December 29, 2018 on day before vote (April 6, 2019)
※ "Certificate of having an address on the way" may be required.
(Certificates can be issued free of charge at the Basic Resident Register section, such as a new addressee)

● early vote

Those who can not vote at the polling place for work or travel etc on the day of voting day can vote before the date.

● Period Governor: From March 22nd (Fri) to April 6 (Saturday)
Dori: From March 30 (Saturday) to April 6 (Saturday)
● Time 8:30 am to 8 pm
● place Niseko Town residents Center Small Hall
● What to bring Election admission ticket (postcard)
Procedures are completed as soon as you fill in the oath of voting before the date printed on the back of the election admission ticket mailed to your home and bring in the address, name etc. beforehand.
In addition, you can vote even if you lose the election entrance ticket, so please notify the person in charge about it.

● absentee vote

If you are not in Niseko Town work or travel, both on the voting day and during the pre-voting period, you can use the absentee voting system to vote at the Election Administration Committee of your accommodation.
● Billing for ballot paper
If you have the right to vote in Niseko Town, please fill out the following "Oath of Absentee Voting Statements and Invoices" and request them directly or by mail from the Niseko Town Election Commission.
As we will send ballots etc. to the address of the place of stay after confirming “Affidavits and bills for absentee ballots”, vote at the nearest absentee ballot (such as the Election Commission Secretariat) Please give me.
Requests for ballots should be processed early, taking into consideration the mailing period.

● Absent vote period
Governor: March 22 (Fri) to April 6 (Saturday)
Road Council: March 30 (Saturday) to April 6 (Saturday)

● Place of polling place

Each polling station is as follows.
Please check the voting district and voting place you vote in 'Election Admission Ticket' (postcard).
Voting districtPlace of polling place
First voting districtShaped Fujimi Niseko Town residents Center
Second voting districtKondo Kondo Regional Community Center
3 rd voting districtNishitomi Nishitomi district townspeople center
Fourth voting districtCharacter Soga Niseko Town Soga Activation Center
For details of each polling place, please check below.
Information map of each polling place

Inquiries regarding information on this page

Niseko Town Election Commission