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Voting place locations released

Sep 18, 2020

More than 2,800 voting places locations have been reconfirmed for the 2020 General Election and referendums.

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School-age voters about to head to polls

Sep 17, 2020

About 140,000 school-age voters will jump the gun on their adult counterparts when they start mock elections next week.

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Arriving travellers in isolation to be able to vote by telephone

Sep 16, 2020

Up to 5,000 people in managed isolation or quarantine will be able to vote by telephone in the general election and referendums after an amendment to electoral regulations last week.

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Writ day election milestone

Sep 13, 2020

Today is writ day, a milestone on the election calendar when the formal writ is issued for the 2020 General Election to be held.

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2020 Variation to Broadcasting Allocation Decision Released

Sep 11, 2020

There have been some changes to the amount of money allocated to political parties for election advertising on radio, television and the internet.

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Enrol now to get your EasyVote card

Sep 7, 2020

More than 400,000 voters have less than a week left to enrol in time to receive an EasyVote card for...

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Change in regulated period

Aug 21, 2020

The regulated period for the 2020 General Election and referendums has been re-set and will now be from 18 August to 16 October.

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Component parties recorded for The Advance New Zealand Party

Aug 18, 2020

The Advance New Zealand Party has notified the Electoral Commission that it has new component parties.

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Election day will be 17 October

Aug 17, 2020

The Electoral Commission is adjusting its plans to deliver the 2020 General Election and referendums on Saturday 17 October.

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