Preliminary results for the Port Waikato by-election are now available: Preliminary Results
Tomorrow, Saturday 14 October, is election day and the last chance to vote in the 2023 General Election.
The Electoral Commission is preparing for a by-election in the Port Waikato electorate on Saturday 25 November 2023.
The Electoral Commission extends its condolences to the family of Neil Christensen, the ACT Party candidate for Port Waikato who has passed away.
The Electoral Commission is assuring New Zealanders that there are good levels of voting services right across the country.
The Electoral Commission expects most enrolled voters to have received their EasyVote packs by the end of the week but is reminding people they can vote with or without their EasyVote card.
Two separate referrals related to election advertising were made to Police on 27 September 2023.
Voting in the 2023 General Election will be underway soon, with overseas voting starting tomorrow Wednesday 27 September and voting places opening in New Zealand next Monday 2 October.
A total of 19 registered political parties are contesting the election, with 17 parties submitting a party list.
You can now find your closest voting place online at vote.nz, with the Electoral Commission publishing information about the 2,600 places where New Zealanders can vote during the 2023 General Election.