2017 By-Election (December) - Rangiora/Ashley

Rangiora-Ashley Ward By-Election

Due to the passing of Councillor Peter Allen, a vacancy has resulted for Councillor of Rangiora-Ashley Ward.

Preliminary Result

Updated 12 December 2017

BARNETT, Kirstyn Independent - 1,343
MCMILLAN, Catherine - 1,201
EDGE, Grant - 994
SHEPHERD WRIGHT, Bev - 905
STEWART, Linda Independent - 726
INFORMAL - 1
BLANK VOTING PAPERS - 13

The voter return is currently 29.08%, being 5,181 votes, excluding special votes.
There are 14 special votes to be processed.

Key Dates:

  • Public notification of by-election: Monday 18 September 2017
  • Nominations open: Monday 18 September 2017
  • Nominations close: Monday 16 October, strictly at 12 noon
  • Voting papers despatched (voting opens): 20-25 November
  • Voting closes: Tuesday 12 December, strictly at 12 noon
  • Announcement of preliminary results: Tuesday 12 December (anticipated late afternoon)

How Many Vote Papers Have Been Returned To Date

View status here: http://www.electionz.com/WaimakDC_2017_byelection/returns.htm
Note: The votes have been electronically scanned and counted, but the outcome of how many votes for each Candidate is not known until after voting closes on Tuesday 12 December at 12 noon.

Candidates

  • BARNETT Kirstyn (Independent)
  • EDGE Grant
  • MCMILLAN Catherine
  • SHEPHERD WRIGHT Bev
  • STEWART Linda (Independent)

View/Download the 2017 By-Election Candidate Profile (pdf, 465.1 KB)

Further Notice of Election for the 2017 Rangiora-Ashley Ward By-Election (pdf, 32.1 KB)

Public Notice (pdf, 272.9 KB)