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Local Elections 2016

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Kaipara District Council Local Elections 2016


Declaration of result of Election 08 October 2016
Public notification of the elections held on 08 October 2016 (as at 14 October 2016)

Daily Voting Returns
Please see the following link to view the Final Voting Returns. 

The confirmed list of candidates has been released by Election Services. The list is downloadable through the link to right of page "Kaipara District Council Elections 2016 Candidate List".

Candidate Profiles
See links to right of page for candidate profiles for:
Dargaville Ward
Otamatea Ward
West Coast/Central Ward

Triennial elections for elected members of all local authorities throughout New Zealand are to be conducted by postal vote on 
Saturday 08 October 2016.

The elections will be conducted under the provisions of the Local Electoral Act 2001 and the Local Electoral Regulations 2001 and will be administered under contract, by Election Services, for the Kaipara District Council.
2016 Candidates Information Handbook
The Candidate Information Handbook for the 2016 elections provides a general guide to the processes and policies for the upcoming election. Anyone considering standing for Council should read this in detail. Hard copies will be available in early June. 
Download the 2016 Candidates Information Handbook.

Candidate information sessions were held on Monday 01 August 2016 and Tuesday 02 August 2016 at Dargaville and Kaiwaka respectively.  The presentation is available to download here.

Triennial Election Timetable
Download the 2016 triennial election timetable

2016 Local Elections Fact Sheet
Download the 2016 local elections fact sheet

Contact details
For further information regarding these elections, please contact:
Sean Mahoney | Governance Services Manager

Final Result as at 14 October 2016


2016 Triennial Election Timetable

2016 Local Elections Fact Sheet

Kaipara District Council Elections 2016 Candidate List

Kaipara District Council Candidate Profiles

Kaipara District Council Elections Frequently Asked Questions

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Electoral Donations and Expenses Returns



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