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Auckland Council election progress results

12 October 2013 2pm

Auckland Council election progress results

Progress results for the Auckland Council elections show incumbent Mayor Len Brown has been re-elected for a second term and is currently 50,014 votes ahead of his nearest rival John Palino.

On the basis of the progress results, incumbent councillors Richard Northey (Maungakiekie-Tamaki) and Ann Hartley (North Shore) have lost their seats. The new councillors-elect are Denise Krum for Maungakiekie-Tamaki and Chris Darby on the North Shore.

In the Whau ward, incumbent councillor Noelene Raffills is 89 votes ahead of Ross Clow. The final result could be affected by the special votes still to be counted.

Other new faces replacing retiring councillors are: Linda Cooper (Waitakere) who replaces Sandra Coney; John Watson (Albany) who replaces Michael Goudie; and Bill Cashmore (Franklin), who replaces Des Morrison.

By this morning 34.3% of eligible voters had cast their votes.

The progress results for Mayor are:

Candidate

Affiliation

Candidate No

Votes Received

BERRY, Stephen

Affordable Auckland

101

12577

BRIGHT, Penny

Independent

102

10635

BROWN, Len

Independent

103

148944

BUTLER, Jesse


104

1348

CHEEL, Tricia


105

1083

DUFFY, Paul


106

2838

GOODE, Matthew


107

1908

HUSSEY, Emmett

Independent

108

2668

KRUGER, Susanna Susara

Independent

109

2025

MINTO, John

Mana Movement

110

10279

O'CONNOR, Phil

Christians Against Abortion

111

2773

PALINO, John

Independent

112

98930

SHADBOLT, Reuben

Independent

113

2905

UNASA, Uesifili

Independent

114

7251

VERMUNT, Annalucia

Communist League

115

788

WILLMOTT, David

Roads First

116

1547

YOUNG, Wayne

Working for the Homeless

117

3605

INFORMAL


118

1454

BLANK


119

6402

All progress results are available at www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/elections

Preliminary results will also be posted online around 9pm this evening.

The final result will be declared on Thursday 17 October.

ENDS

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