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Palmerston North City Council Election Results

Palmerston North City Council Progress Election And Poll Results

The following are progress results for the elections and polls held on 9 October 2010 for Palmerston North City Council. These results are based on the counting of approximately 98% of the returned voting papers. The progress results do not include special votes and voting papers still in transit to the processing centre.

These results are the same as were announced in the Council Chamber earlier this evening.


ELECTION OF MAYOR
(One Candidate to be elected)

Candidate Votes Received

BELL-BOOTH, Mark (Independent)..................................................... 2,109
CHATHA, Arshad (New Zealand Justice Party)....................................... 273
HAAR, Leighton....................................................................................... 771
JOHNSON, Russell................................................................................ 862
NAYLOR, Jono................................................................................... 15,942
SETON, Grant R (Independent)............................................................. 980
Informal Votes........................................................................................... 26
Blank Votes............................................................................................. 441


ELECTION OF COUNCILLORS FOR PAPAIOEA WARD
(Four Candidates to be elected)

Candidate Votes Received

ALLAN, Natasha (An Environmental Voice)......................................... 2,389
BARNETT, Jan (Independent)............................................................. 3,176
BATY, Susan (Independent)................................................................ 2,787
FINDLAY, Lew (Independent).............................................................. 4,189
JOHNSON, Russell............................................................................. 1,997
LINKLATER, Ross (Independent)........................................................ 3,445
Informal Votes............................................................................................. 1
Blank Votes............................................................................................. 198

ELECTION OF COUNCILLORS FOR TAKARO WARD
(Three Candidates to be elected)

Candidate Votes Received

BUYS, Tina.......................................................................................... 1,137
DENNISON, Vaughan.......................................................................... 1,751
IRELAND, David (Independent)........................................................... 1,224
McGAFFIN, Jan.................................................................................... 1,048
MEEHAN, Billy...................................................................................... 1,322
SMITH, Allen............................................................................................ 625
TE PAPA, Nola........................................................................................ 520
UTIKERE, Tangi.................................................................................. 1,387
WARBRICK, Warren (Independent)....................................................... 546
Informal Votes........................................................................................... 20
Blank Votes............................................................................................... 93


ELECTION OF COUNCILLORS FOR AWAPUNI WARD
(Three Candidates to be elected)

Candidate Votes Received

BROAD, Adrian.................................................................................... 1,709
HAPETA, Leonie.................................................................................. 1,297
HOLMES, Geraldine............................................................................... 910
KELLY, Pat.......................................................................................... 1,581
NIXON, Annette.................................................................................... 1,469
PETTENGILL, James (An Environmental Voice).................................... 651
SPENCER, Wayne................................................................................. 582
WHEELER, Peter................................................................................ 1,197
Informal Votes........................................................................................... 24
Blank Votes............................................................................................... 98


ELECTION OF COUNCILLORS FOR ASHHURST-FITZHERBERT WARD
(Two Candidates to be elected)

Candidate Votes Received

MAY, Margaret...................................................................................... 1,318
McCANN, Duncan (Independent)........................................................ 1,320
WILSON, Bruce................................................................................... 1,733
Informal Votes............................................................................................. 1
Blank Votes............................................................................................. 162

ELECTION OF COUNCILLORS FOR HOKOWHITU WARD
(Three Candidates to be elected)

Candidate Votes Received

BATY, Les............................................................................................ 1,231
CRUDEN, Gordon (Independent)........................................................ 1,514
FINDLAY, Sarah (Independent)........................................................... 1,588
GUY, Nikki (Independent)..................................................................... 2,677
JEFFERIES, Jim ................................................................................. 2,003
SOUTHEY, Colin (Independent).......................................................... 1,437
TEO-SHERRELL, Chris (Sustainable Palmerston North).................. 1,714
Informal Votes........................................................................................... 18
Blank Votes............................................................................................. 115

POLL ON BASIS OF ELECTION OF COUNCILLORS
(Non-Binding - One Option to be Chosen)

Option Votes Received

Councillors should be elected ON A WARD BASIS............................. 9,538
Councillors should be elected ON A CITY-WIDE BASIS................... 11,004
Informal Votes............................................................................................. 2
Blank Votes............................................................................................. 860

POLL ON NUMBER OF COUNCILLORS
(Non-Binding – One Option to be Chosen)

Option Votes Received

The number of Councillors should REMAIN AS PRESENT............... 11,028
The number of Councillors should BE INCREASED.............................. 593
The number of Councillors should BE DECREASED......................... 8,877
Informal Votes........................................................................................... 10
Blank Votes............................................................................................. 896

Completed preliminary results will be announced when they are available. This is anticipated to be shortly after 12.00 noon on Sunday, 10 October 2010.

The final results for the elections will be announced by public notice when the official count of votes has been completed next week.

ENDS

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