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World watches NZ election on-line through www.electionresults.govt.nz website

Sept 23, 2005

Over 14 million hits from users in 100 countries were recorded on the Chief Electoral Office's www.electionresults.govt.nz website on election night.

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Voter enrolment passes the 95% mark

Sept 21, 2005

The Electoral Enrolment Centre has announced a record 95.22 percent of eligible voters enrolled for the 2005 General Election.

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Suffrage Day marked with record number of women MPs

Sept 19, 2005

New Zealand celebrates Suffrage Day today (19 September) with women making up a third of its new parliament - the highest proportion ever.

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Preliminary results announced for 2005 general election

Sept 18, 2005

The preliminary results as at <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /> midnight for the 2005 general election have been released by the Chief Electoral Office.

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Official count for general election underway

Sept 18, 2005

The Chief Electoral Office has started the official count process for the 2005 general election, and expects to announce the official results by 2pm Saturday 1 October.

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No campaigning on election day

Sept 15, 2005

This is a general statement summarising the law.

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Just hours left to enrol to vote

Sept 15, 2005

Time has almost run out for people to enrol to vote for this year's election - with just hours left to enrol.

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Voters urged to vote close to home on election day

Sept 15, 2005

The Chief Electoral Office is urging voters to vote at a polling place listed in their EasyVote pack and take their EasyVote card with them on election day, September 2005.

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Vote this week if you're not in your electorate on election day 17 September

Sept 12, 2005

The Chief Electoral Office has released figures showing 46,500 people have voted during the first seven days of advance voting for the 2005 General Election.

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