Northland By-Election Official Results Released

0
82

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Northland By-Election Official Results Released

The Electoral Commission has released the official results for the 28 March Parliamentary by-election in the electorate of Northland.

Northland By-Election Preliminary Results, 28 March 2015

Candidate Name Party Number of Votes
Bonner, Adrian Paul Independent 17
Carr, Joe Focus New Zealand 113
Grieve, Robin ACT New Zealand 68
Herbert, Maki Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party 94
Holland, Adam Independent 16
Osborne, Mark National Party 11,648
Painting, Rob Climate Party 39
Peters, Winston New Zealand First Party 16,089
Porter, Rueben Taipari MANA Movement 60
Prime, Willow-Jean Labour Party 1,380
Rogan, Bruce Independent 24
Candidate Informals 42
TOTAL 29,590

In the 2015 Northland by-election there were:

  • 45,955 people enrolled.
  • A total of 30,047 votes cast.
  • 13,869 advance votes.
  • 1,579 special votes, including 65 overseas votes.

The winning candidate majority was 4,441 votes.

Voter turnout for the 2015 Northland by-election was 65.4% of the 45,955 people enrolled.

The Electoral Commission expects to return the writ showing the successful candidate on Tuesday 14 April 2015 (assuming no recounts).

The results by voting place are available from www.electionresults.govt.nz.

Background

The official results for the 2015 Northland by-election held on Saturday 28 March 2015 have been determined in accordance with the electoral legislation. The results are subject to any applications for judicial recounts.

The scrutiny of the rolls has been completed and the master roll for the Northland electorate has been prepared.  All votes cast on election night have been recounted and balanced and special votes have been checked for eligibility before being counted. This has been done in the presence of a Justice of the Peace.

SHARE

Selwyn Manning, BCS (Hons.) MCS (Hons.) is an investigative political journalist with 23 years media experience. He specializes in reportage and analysis of socioeconomics, politics, foreign affairs, and security/intelligence issues.
Selwyn has extensive experience as a commentator and has provided live political analysis to a wide range of television and radio organizations broadcasting in New Zealand, Australia and globally including the BBC (Five Live, London) and BBC (World Service). He is currently a correspondent to Australia’s FiveAA radio, and is a regular live-on-air panelist on Radio New Zealand’s The Panel with broadcaster Jim Mora.

NO COMMENTS