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Māori Electoral Option packs in the mail

Apr 3, 2018

Information packs will be sent to 477,000 Māori voters this week as the 2018 Māori Electoral Option gets underway. The Option runs from 3 April to

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Māori Electoral Option – now is your time to choose

Mar 23, 2018

The 2018 Māori Electoral Option starts next month, giving Māori voters the chance to choose between being on the Māori roll or the general roll. T

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Kōwhiringa Pōti Māori – koinei tō wā ki te kōwhiri

Mar 23, 2018

Ka tīmata te Kōwhiringa Pōti Māori 2018 ā tērā marama, e whai wāhi ai ngā kaipōti Māori ki te kōwhiri i waenga i te rārangi Māori, rāra

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New List MP for the New Zealand National Party

Mar 14, 2018

The Electoral Commission has declared: Maureen Pugh to be elected to Parliament from The New Zealand National Party list. The vacancy arises from t

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Party returns published

Mar 5, 2018

Party expense returns for the 2017 General Election have been published on the Electoral Commission website. The returns set out election advertising

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Amendments to the Register of Political Parties - 28 February 2018

Feb 28, 2018

Pursuant to Part 4 of the Electoral Act 1993, the Electoral Commission determined on 28 February 218 to cancel the registration of BAN1080 and its log

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Dual vote referrals to the Police for 2017 General Election

Feb 5, 2018

The Electoral Commission has referred 37 individuals to the Police who appear to have voted more than once at the 2017 General Election. Dual voting

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Candidate and Third Party Returns

Feb 2, 2018

Candidate and third party returns for the 2017 General Election have been published on the Electoral Commission website. The returns from electorate

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Election turnout up for all age groups

Nov 1, 2017

The turnout of voters at the 2017 General Election was up on 2014 across all age groups, with a 6.5% increase for younger voters. Overall turnout as

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