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2017 General Election Writ Returned

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 2:19 pm | Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission has returned the writ for the 2017 General Election marking the end of the formal election process. More >>

New Zealand General Election - Official Results

Saturday, 7 October 2017, 3:02 pm | Electoral Commission

The official results for the General Election held on 23 September 2017 have been determined in accordance with the requirements of the electoral legislation. More >>

New Zealand 2017 General Election – Official Results

Saturday, 7 October 2017, 2:00 pm | Electoral Commission

New Zealand 2017 General Election – Official Results The Electoral Commission has declared the official results for the 2017 General Election. Main points: • The number of seats in Parliament will be 120. • The National Party has 56 seats ... More >>

Four election day social media incidents referred to Police

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 2:54 pm | Electoral Commission

On 2 October 2017, the Electoral Commission referred four incidents to Police in response to complaints about social media content on election day. More >>

Preliminary results for the 2017 General Election

Monday, 25 September 2017, 10:15 am | Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission has released the preliminary results for the 2017 General Election. Party Party Votes % Votes Electorate Seats List Seats Total Seats National Party 998,813 46.0 41 17 58 Labour Party 776,556 35.8 29 16 45 New Zealand First ... More >>

Last Chance to Enrol to Vote

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 12:12 pm | Electoral Commission

Last chance to enrol to vote Voters who aren’t already enrolled need to hurry and enrol by the end of tomorrow, Friday 22 September, to be able to vote in the 2017 General Election. “Election day is almost here and this is your last chance ... More >>

No EasyVote pack? You need to enrol now

Monday, 18 September 2017, 11:24 am | Electoral Commission

Voters who haven’t received their personalised EasyVote pack in the mail by now need to enrol or update their details by this Friday. More >>

Advance voting starts on Monday

Friday, 8 September 2017, 10:50 am | Electoral Commission

Voting in the 2017 General Election kicks off in earnest on Monday 11 September when advance voting places open, and will go through until election day on Saturday 23 September. More >>

Overseas Voting Starts Today

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 10:27 am | Electoral Commission

“Being out of the country doesn’t mean you have to miss out on voting and having your say in the election,” says Alicia Wright, Chief Electoral Officer. More >>

Tools and resources to get all New Zealand voting

Friday, 1 September 2017, 2:15 pm | Electoral Commission

It’s a big job mobilising 3.5 million people to take part in the election, and the Electoral Commission is calling on New Zealanders to help spread the word about the importance of enrolling and voting. More >>

Party and Candidate Lists For 2017 Election

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 2:19 pm | Electoral Commission

Wednesday 30 August 2017 Electoral Commission Te Kaitiaki Take Kōwhiri Party and Candidate Lists For 2017 Election 16 registered political parties and 534 candidates will be contesting the 2017 General Election. Nominations have now closed and the ... More >>

Governor-General gives green light for election

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 11:25 am | Electoral Commission

The Governor-General, Her Excellency The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, has given the go ahead for this year’s General Election to be held. More >>

Time running out to make voting easy

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 9:33 am | Electoral Commission

Time is running out for people wanting to make voting easy in the 23 September general election. More >>

60,000 Voters Gone, No Address

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 10:29 am | Electoral Commission

60,000 voters could miss out on voting in the September General Election after their enrolment update packs were returned marked “gone no address”. More >>

Did You Get Your Enrolment Update Pack?

Friday, 30 June 2017, 11:04 am | Electoral Commission

30 June 2017 Electoral Commission Te Kaitiaki Take Kōwhiri Did You Get Your Enrolment Update Pack? More >>

Enrolment packs go out to 3.15m voters

Monday, 26 June 2017, 9:09 am | Electoral Commission

More than three million packs will be sent out this week as the Electoral Commission launches its campaign to enrol voters for the 2017 General Election. More >>

Kids Voting Reaches 100,000

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 11:53 am | Electoral Commission

More school students than ever before will be running their own mock elections this September through the Electoral Commission’s Kids Voting programme. More >>

Mt Albert by-election official results

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 4:22 pm | Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission has released the official results for the 25 February Parliamentary by-election in the electorate of Mt Albert. More >>

Orange Guy at O-Week

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 1:03 pm | Electoral Commission

Enrolment teams will be at orientation events around the country helping students get enrolled and ready to vote in this year’s General Election. 65% of 18 – 24 year olds are already enrolled and the Electoral Commission is working to increase ... More >>

Mt Albert by-Election Preliminary Results

Sunday, 26 February 2017, 9:50 am | Electoral Commission

Saturday 25 February 2017 Electoral Commission Te Kaitiaki Take Kōwhiri Mt Albert by-Election Preliminary Results The Electoral Commission has released the preliminary results for the 25 February 2017 Parliamentary by-election in the electorate of Mt ... More >>

 

 

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