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Party financial statements published

Jul 5, 2024

Registered political parties have started filing annual financial statements with the Electoral Commission for publication.


Referral to Police

Jun 24, 2024

The Electoral Commission has referred Darleen Tana MP and the publishers of Verve Magazine to Police over an alleged failure to include a promoter statement in an election advertisement published in May 2023.


Candidate returns - referral to Police

Jun 7, 2024

The Electoral Commission has referred David MacLeod MP to Police over a failure to report $178,394 of candidate donations.


Leighton Baker Party no longer registered

May 27, 2024

The registration of the Leighton Baker Party and its logo has been cancelled at the party’s request.


Report released on the 2023 General Election

May 23, 2024

The Electoral Commission’s report on the 2023 General Election has been released today and includes 44 recommendations to improve election delivery.

Media release

Electoral Commission accepts Auditor-General’s report

May 7, 2024

The Electoral Commission welcomes the findings of the Auditor-General’s review of quality assurance processes for counting votes at the 2023 General Election.


New List MP for the Green Party

May 6, 2024

The Electoral Commission has declared Francisco Hernandez to be elected to Parliament from the Green Party list.


2023 annual party returns

May 3, 2024

The 2023 party returns of donations and loans have been published on the Electoral Commission website

Media release

One week left for Māori roll choice in Tauranga

Apr 11, 2024

Time is running out for Māori to decide which electoral roll to be on for the Tauranga City Council election.

Media enquiries

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