Rule change for overseas voting
The rules for overseas voting are changing from today for this year’s General Election to recognise the effect the pandemic has had on international travel.
Ko ngā huringa o te Kōwhiringa Pōti Māori
Ka āhei ngā uri Māori e hiahia ana ki te whakawhiti rārangi pōti i mua i te Pōtitanga Whānui o tēnei tau ki te whakawhiti hei āpōpō, hei te 31 o Māehe, tae atu ki te 13 o Hūrae.
Changes to the Māori Electoral Option
Māori who would like to switch electoral rolls before this year’s General Election will be able to make the change from tomorrow 31 March until 13 July.
Application to register political party and logo
The Electoral Commission is considering an application made under Part 4 of the Electoral Act 1993 to register the New Nation Party.
Two party logos approved
Two new party logos have been added to the register of political parties and logos.
Broadcasting allocation update
17 political parties have put themselves forward to receive funding for election advertising.
Amendment to Party Register
The registration of the New Zealand Democratic Party for Social Credit and its logo has been cancelled at the party’s request.
Change to TOP logo
The Electoral Commission has approved an application to register a substitute party logo for The Opportunities Party (TOP).
Registration of Freedoms New Zealand
The Electoral Commission has approved the registration of Freedoms New Zealand.