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2020 By-Election

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2020 By-Election

A by-election for one vacancy in the Gisborne Ward (24,761 electors).  

The results of the by-election held on Thursday 19 November 2020 for one member of the Gisborne Ward of the Gisborne District Council. 

Isaac Te Atawhai Hughes is declared elected.

Candidate Votes received
Bibby Clive  740
Clarke Sydney 417
Emmerson Athena 1,073
Hughes Isaac Te Atawhai  2,598
Jones Peter 545
Murphy Frank 1,008
Nepia-Clamp Te Aturangi  297
Tupara Nick 1,284
Informal 22
Blank 10

 

Voting document daily returns

24,761 voting documents issued

Voting document
returns
19 Nov 18 Nov 17 Nov 16 Nov 13 Nov 12 Nov 11 Nov 10 Nov 9 Nov 6 Nov 5 Nov 4 Nov 3 Nov 2 Nov
Daily total 519 252 19 732 690 472 36 413 764 803 855 1609 16 387
Accum Total 7994 7048 6796 6777 6045 5355 4883 4837 4434 3670 2867 2012 403 387
Daily % 2.10% 1.02% 0.08% 2.96% 2.79% 1.91% .15% 1.67% 3.09% 3.24% 4.35% 6.50% .06% 1.56%
Accum % 32.28% 28.46% 27.45% 27.3%  24.41% 21.63% 19.72% 19.58% 17.91% 14.82% 11.58% 8.13% 1.63% 1.56%
2019 Election
Accum %
49.2% 37.4% 35.1% 30.7% 23.8% 21.9% 19% 16.8% 14.6% 11.2% 11.1% 6.3% 3.7% 1.7%
2014 By-election
Accum %
31.2% 29.7% 27.7% 27.6%   25.8% 24.0% 23.1% 21.1% 20.8% 17.5% 15.0% 11.9% 6.4% 6.0%

Timetable of key dates

Key Dates  
Public notice of By-Election, calling for nominations Wednesday 26 August 2020
Nominations open - roll open for inspection Wednesday 26 August 2020
Nominations close at 12noon - roll closes Wednesday 23 September 2020
Public notice of day of By-Election and candidates names Saturday 26 September 2020
Delivery of voting documents by post Wednesday 28 October - Tuesday 3 November 2020
Special voting period, early processing period from Wednesday 28 October 2020
By-Election Day - Voting closes at 12 noon Thursday 19 November 2020
Declaration of result  and public notice Saturday 21 November 2020
Return of electoral donations and expenses form by Friday 15 January 2021

City Ward By-Election Timetable [PDF, 150 KB]

By-Election Fact Sheet [PDF, 2 MB] 

Contact details

For further information regarding this by-election, please contact the electoral office:

♦ Phone: 09 973 5212 ♦ Email: info@electionservices.org.nz ♦ Write to:
Dale Ofsoske, Electoral Officer, Gisborne District Council, C/‐Independent Election Services Ltd, P O Box 5135, Wellesley Street, Auckland 1141