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Update on EasyVote packs

Oct 9, 2020

The Electoral Commission is confident that no unofficial material was included in the EasyVote packs that have gone out to 3.3 million voters.

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Voting papers for Port Waikato reprinted

Oct 6, 2020

The Electoral Commission has reprinted voting papers from the Port Waikato electorate that had a formatting error.

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Referral to the Police

Oct 5, 2020

The Electoral Commission has referred an individual to the Police after they claimed to have voted multiple times.

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Referral to the Police

Oct 2, 2020

The Electoral Commission has referred an individual to the Police for providing a false statement in an application to enrol as an elector.

Media release

Advance voting starts on Saturday

Oct 1, 2020

Voters will head to the polls on Saturday when nearly 450 advance voting places open their doors for this year’s…

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Overseas voting starts on Wednesday

Sep 28, 2020

Voters who are overseas will be able to vote in the 2020 General Election and referendums from this Wednesday.

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More time to register for postal voting

Sep 21, 2020

The deadline to register for a postal vote for the upcoming election and referendums has been extended by five days to give people more time to apply.

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Candidate and party lists released

Sep 19, 2020

17 registered political parties and 677 candidates will be contesting the 2020 General Election.

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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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