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Text message from the Electoral Commission

Sep 16, 2019

The Electoral Commission is sending text messages to people who have changed their address to ask them to update their enrolment details.

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Application to substitute a political party name abbreviation and register a substitute party logo

Sep 11, 2019

The Electoral Commission is considering an application made under Part 4 of the Electoral Act 1993 to change the abbreviation of the name of the The New Zealand Democratic Party for Social Credit political party.

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Marie Shroff new Electoral Commission Chair

Aug 7, 2019

A new Chair and Deputy Chair have been appointed to the Board of the Electoral Commission.

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Enrol now to make voting easy

Aug 7, 2019

The Electoral Commission is urging people to get a move on if they want to make voting easy in the local elections.

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Registration of substitute logo for ACT New Zealand

Aug 6, 2019

On 2 August 2019 the Electoral Commission considered an application made under Part 4 of the Electoral Act 1993 for the registration of a substitute party logo by ACT New Zealand.

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Thousands of voters gone no address

Jul 22, 2019

Thousands of people could miss out on voting in the October local elections after their enrolment update packs were returned marked “gone no address”.

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Application to register Coalition New Zealand party and logo

Jul 10, 2019

The Electoral Commission is considering an application made under Part 4 of the Electoral Act 1993 to register the Coalition New Zealand political party.

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Application to register a substitute logo for ACT New Zealand

Jul 6, 2019

The Electoral Commission is considering an application made under Part 4 of the Electoral Act 1993 to register this substitute logo for ACT New Zealand.

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Get ready for the local elections

Jun 28, 2019

The local elections are on their way and New Zealanders are being asked to check they’re enrolled and ready to vote.

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