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Annual Report 2005

Nov 2, 2005

The Annual Report of the Electoral Commission, Te Kaitiaki Take Kōwhiri, for the year ended 20 June 2005 was tabled in Parliament on Tuesday, 8 November 2005.

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No recounts sought on general election results - statement by Chief Electoral Officer

Oct 6, 2005

"There have been no applications for judicial recounts of the election results," the Chief Electoral Officer, David Henry, said today.

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New Zealand general election 2005 - official results

Oct 1, 2005

Statement by the Chief Electoral Officer, Ministry of Justice<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> Summary The number of seats in Parliament will be 121, not the 122 seats predicted on election night.

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World watches NZ election on-line through website

Sep 23, 2005

Over 14 million hits from users in 100 countries were recorded on the Chief Electoral Office's website on election night.

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Voter enrolment passes the 95% mark

Sep 21, 2005

The Electoral Enrolment Centre has announced a record 95.22 percent of eligible voters enrolled for the 2005 General Election.

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Suffrage Day marked with record number of women MPs

Sep 19, 2005

New Zealand celebrates Suffrage Day today (19 September) with women making up a third of its new parliament - the highest proportion ever.

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Preliminary results announced for 2005 general election

Sep 18, 2005

The preliminary results as at <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /> midnight for the 2005 general election have been released by the Chief Electoral Office.

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Official count for general election underway

Sep 18, 2005

The Chief Electoral Office has started the official count process for the 2005 general election, and expects to announce the official results by 2pm Saturday 1 October.

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