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Hobson by-election confirmed


Hobson by-election confirmed

A by-election will take place on 24 April 2003 following the resignation of Judith Dickens from the Hobson Community Board.

The Local Electoral Act 2001 requires Auckland City Council’s electoral officer, Mr Dale Ofsoske, to conduct a by-election within 82 days of the chief executive’s notification of an elected member’s resignation.

The by-election is expected to cost about $72,500 (+ GST). The council’s Finance and Corporate Business Committee will consider approving the expenditure when it next meets on 26 February 2003.

A postal ballot of the 44,000 Hobson community electors will commence on 2 April 2003 when ballot papers are delivered. All votes must be returned by midday, Thursday 24 April 2003.

Mr Ofsoske says the Committee will also be asked to approve an early processing resolution for the by-election. This process allows votes to be electronically captured as they are received and enables prompt release of the result.

The key by-election dates are:

Electoral roll open for inspection, nominations open 5 February 2003 Electoral roll closes, nominations close Noon 5 March 2003 Delivery of voting documents 2 April 2003 By-election day Noon 24 April 2003

More by-election information can be found at the following website: http://www.aucklandcity.govt.nz/election

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