Internal Elections FAQs

Frequently asked questions for the 2022 round of internal elections.

These are answers to the common questions asked about this election round. If your question isn't answered here, please email 

  • The timetable for the 2022 Federal Elections can be found here:

  • Nominations must be received no later than 6pm Monday 10th October.

    Nomination papers can be submitted online (guidance here:

  • Manifestos must must be received no later than 5pm Friday 7th October.

    Manifestos & questionnaire responses can be submitted here:

  • There is no specified limit on the number of positions or committees any member can stand for. You can only be elected to the Federal Council, ALDE Delegation and another Committee (either Federal Board, Federal Policy Committee, Federal Conference Committee, Federal International Relations Committee). If you stand for multiple committees and are elected, you will then be disqualified from any other committees left to count.

    The order of counting of the Committees, is as follows: Federal Board, Federal Policy Committee, Federal Conference Committee, Federal International Relations Committee. So if you stand for all four and are elected to the Federal Board, you will be disqualified from the Federal Policy Committee, Federal Conference Committee and Federal International Relations Committee.

  • You can find guidance on how to stand and what you need to do to get on the ballot here:

  • You can find a full guide to using the online nomination system here:

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