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Notice is given of the official result of the elections held on 12 October 2019.
Notice is given of the official result of the elections held on 12 October 2019 for Mayor and Councillors (General Ward and Māori Ward) of the Wairoa District Council (as required by Section 86 of the Local Electoral Act 2001.
I confirm that the official result was determined after the scrutiny of the roll was completed, the validity of all special votes was determined, and all valid votes were counted.
I therefore declare Craig LITTLE to be elected.
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I therefore declare Denise EAGLESOME-KAREKARE, Hine Beth FLOOD and Jeremy HARKER to be elected.
I therefore declare Danika GOLDSACK, Melissa KAIMOANA and Chaans TUMATAROA-CLARKE to be elected.
Dated at Wairoa this 18th day of October 2019.
WAIROA DISTRICT COUNCIL
|Ward/Electors||8 Oct||9 Oct||10 Oct||11 Oct||12 Oct|
|note: the information in this table only covers the last 5 days. Please download the Voting Document Returns info sheet for more information.
|General Ward (3,157 electors)|
|Total returns (% of total electors)||30.1%||34.8%||39.6%||47.5%||55.9%|
|Māori Ward (2,208 electors)|
|Total returns (% of total electors)||24.9%||29.4%||29.4%||36.2%||45%|
|Total - Mayor & Hawke's Bay Regional Council (5,365 electors)|
|2019 total returns (% of total electors)||27.96%||32.62%||35.41%||42.87%||51.43%|
|2016 total returns (% of total electors)||43.2%||46.8%||52.3%||54.5%||63%
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Progress results will be announced as soon as practicable after 12 noon on Saturday 12 October 2019 (expected around 2pm).
Preliminary results will be announced later on Saturday night once all votes received at Council’s offices (up until 12 noon) have been delivered to the electoral office and processed.
The official results will be announced when special votes have been checked, expected to be Thursday 24 October 2019.
Will be advised as soon as practicable after the progress results and preliminary results are known. This will be by email.
Progress and preliminary results will be released to the media and placed on Council’s website
Under legislation a candidate can challenge the declaration of results through either a judicial recount or a judicial inquiry. A candidate will have to provide reasons for the challenge and a deposit of $750 with the application to the Wairoa District Court.
A candidate may wish to call the electoral office on 06 838 7309 to discuss this.
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