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Changes at the 2020 election

Mar 5, 2020

The Electoral Amendment Act passed by Parliament introduces a number of changes for the 2020 General Election.

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Enrol to vote during O-Week

Feb 19, 2020

Younger voters are being encouraged to take time now to make sure they are enrolled and ready to vote in…


Statement on donations enquiries

Feb 10, 2020

The Electoral Commission has made enquiries into issues raised regarding the New Zealand First Party and the New Zealand First Foundation and their compliance with the requirements for donations and loans.


Substitute party logo for TOP

Feb 5, 2020

The Electoral Commission has approved a substitute party logo for The Opportunities Party (TOP).


Broadcasting Allocation 2020 – Invitation to Political Parties

Feb 3, 2020

The Electoral Commission invites political parties that consider themselves eligible for an allocation of broadcasting money for the 2020 General Election to give written notice to the Commission by 5pm, Friday 28 February 2020.

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Counter-objections released on proposed boundaries

Jan 29, 2020

Written submissions have now closed on the proposed electorates for the next two elections with a total of 438 received.

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Key dates for 2020 election

Jan 28, 2020

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement of the election date, the Electoral Commission has confirmed the timetable for the 2020 General Election.

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Time running out to have a say on proposed electorates

Jan 16, 2020

The next stage of public consultation on the electorate boundary review is closing soon and time is running out for people to have their say.

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332 objections to proposed electorates

Jan 9, 2020

The Representation Commission has received 332 objections to the proposed electorate boundaries and names for the next two general elections.

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