We are heading to the polls again today. This time is is for our chance to vote on who will be our leaders in federal government.
We have pulled together a selection of information including voting locations, candidates and of course...where you can get a democracy sausage in this blog.
And we will be out and about at polling booths and watching the vote count to keep you up-to-date on all the news of the day.
Get ready to cast your votes in the 2019 Federal Election
Once more, the Wingecarribee Shire is split into two electorates, Whitlam and Hume.
Whitlam covers a large portion of the Wingecarribee Shire such as Berrima, Bowral, Mittagong, Moss Vale, Robertson and Sutton Forest.
Hume covers Colo Vale, Hill Top, Exeter, Bundanoon, Canyonleigh and Yerrinbool as well as wider electorate area that spans across several councils.
Find out where you can cast your vote on election day. Each polling booth is open from 8 am - 6 pm.
Candidates for federal seats of Cunningham, Whitlam and Gilmore revealed
Elections aren't determined by which candidate's name appears first on the ballot paper but it is supposed to help.
That was the sentiment of the candidates vying to be sitting in federal Parliament after May 18.
Meet your federal election candidates
As the final stretch towards the Federal election begins, voters will want to know who the best candidate for them is.
Spread across two electorates, Wingecarribee Shire residents will vote in the electorates of Whitlam and Hume.
Southern Highland News has posed a series of questions to the candidates and have compiled a list of candidate profiles for the upcoming election.
Out and about for the federal election| PHOTOS
Highlanders were out and about to vote in either the Hume or Whitlam electorates.
It was also a great opportunity to grab a democracy sausage, soak up the sun and maybe even take the dog for a walk.
Where you can find a democracy sausage on election day
Politicians won't be the only ones fired up on May 18.
Barbecues across the Highlands will be lit and ready to dish out #DemocracySausages on election day.
COMMENT: Impressionable youth bombarded by election campaign negativity
While sitting in this role, we see, hear and research all manner of announcements, pledges and accusations from all sides of politics.
However, for a curious eight-year-old bombarded with television and digital advertising during an evening's TV viewing or iPad gaming, the political landscape is a much different beast. More here.
Diving into the preference pool: Your choice
Voting is a straightforward process. You make a choice, you register it on the ballot paper and your vote, along with those of your fellow citizens, contributes to the make-up of the next parliament. Every vote counts.
It's the fraught business of preferences, however, that seems to cause the most confusion, yet should be the simplest part of the business: you choose.