Participation in voting

We keep statistical breakdowns of election results and voter turnout. We also publish surveys measuring how satisfied voters and non-voters were with general elections.

Election results

We keep full results for all past electoral events.

Read detailed results of past elections and electoral events

Voter turnout statistics

You can download breakdowns of voter turnout by age and Māori descent for the 2017 General Election.

See turnout statistics from the 2017 General Election

How satisfied voters and non-voters were

After each general election, we survey voters and non-voters to find out about their voting experiences. The 2017 survey is available online now:

Read the 2017 Voter and non-voter satisfaction survey

Contact us and we can send you copies of previous surveys. We’ll make all the surveys available online soon.

Phone 0800 36 76 56
Email enquiries@elections.govt.nz
PO Box 3220
Wellington 6140