Apparently there's a lot of us that will either be outside NSW on election day or believe that attending a voting centre on March 23 will place our personal safety or the safety of their family at risk.
Or perhaps it's somewhere in between.
Over 12,000 eligible voters are likely to cast their vote pre-poll for the state seat of Port Macquarie in the 2019 state elections.
That is just under a quarter of the eligible 60,000 registered voters in the Port Macquarie electorate.
There are 12 reasons under which you can pre-poll for the March 23 election.
These include travelling outside the state to being fearful of your personal safety to approaching maternity or you are in a correctional centre and prevented from attending a voting centre on election day.
You can also be seriously ill or infirm.
At the ballot draw, Country Labor's Peter Alley drew top spot followed by The Nationals' Leslie Williams with The Greens' Drusi Megget third on the list. Sustainable Australia's Jan Burgess will be listed fourth on the ballot paper.
Wauchope couple Ron and Carmel Cain will be travelling on election day but the chance to cast their vote early was met with several obstacles.
Mr Cain said he struggled to actually find the Gordon Street pre-poll centre.
"I don't know who would be responsible - council or perhaps the electoral commission - but there is a genuine lack of shop numbers on some of these businesses," he said.
I walked way up the street to find this place but there was nothing visual for you to know where it was.Ron Cain
"I walked way up the street to find this place but there was nothing visual for you to know where it was.
"They need to improve the business numbering system.
"The other worry is that they seem to change the pre-poll voting site every time. It gets a bit difficult to keep tabs on," he said.
Mrs Cain said the Gordon Street site had enough parking while there were also a few amenities around the immediate area too.
Election manager Gary Humphreys acknowledged there were some parking issues with the new site when it opened on March 11.
"There were some initial concerns about the parking which was probably always going to be the case when you have up to 12,000 voters coming to pre-poll," he said.
"However, they are now going through quite smoothly and hopefully we can make sure it is a fairly easy process for everyone.
"But we are keeping a close eye on it," he said.
Mr Humphreys said there had been a few peaks and troughs already (at the centre) which makes it interesting.
"We had a bus load of some 30 people drop in and vote the other day while about 600 people in total voted on Wednesday.
"All up we are expecting about 25 per cent of the overall eligible voters in the Port Macquarie district to use the pre-poll centre here in Port Macquarie or in Laurieton."
Mr Humphreys said he encouraged voters to exercise their democratic right and vote leading up to the March 23 election.
The election manager also said that voters can opt to cast their vote using the online facility iVote.
The online voting is available if you, are blind or have low vision, are unable to vote without assistance or have difficulty getting to a polling centre, are a silent elector, live more than 20km from a voting centre or will be interstate or overseas on election day.
You can apply for iVote at the NSW Electoral Commission website up to 1pm on election day.
Voters can also vote over the phone.
Pre-poll centres are located at 3/125 Gordon Street, Port Macquarie. The centre is open, Monday to Friday, 8am until 6pm, Thursday 8am until 8pm and Saturday 9am until 5pm.
The pre-poll centre in Laurieton is located Camden Haven Scout Hall, 5 Tunis Street.
There is no pre-polling available on Sundays.
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