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No Change After Special Votes in Porirua Election

NO CHANGE AFTER SPECIAL VOTES IN PORIRUA ELECTION

17 October 2013

After adding special votes to the final tally, the Registrar of Electors confirmed today the new Council for Porirua City.

The final results are: Nick Leggett (Mayor), Euon Murrell, Anita Baker, Tim Sheppard, Bronwyn Kropp (Northern Ward), ‘Ana Coffey, Ken Douglas (Western Ward), Izzy Ford, Luafataalii Litea Ah Hoi, John Burke, Denys Latham.

Incumbent Councillors Faafoi Seiuli (Eastern Ward) and Liz Kelly (Western Ward) were not returned.

The Mayor and Councillors will be sworn in at an inaugural meeting in the Spine at Pataka on 29 October 2013. The next day they will meet to set the date for the first ordinary meeting of the Council.


ENDS


Porirua City Council

2013 Triennial Elections

DECLARATION OF RESULT

The final result for the Porirua City Council elections held on Saturday 12th October is as follows.

Mayoralty

LEGGETT Nick Independent elected

COLLINS Brian Acting to Reduce Costs excluded

CARROLL Yvonne Independent excluded

Nick Leggett is declared elected.

The final absolute majority of votes (final quota) as determined at the last iteration was 6,417. There were 21 informal votes and 333 blank votes.

Northern Ward (4 vacancies)

MURRELL Euon Independent elected

BAKER Anita elected

SHEPPARD Tim Independent elected

KROPP Bronwyn Independent elected

COLLINS Brian Acting to Reduce Costs excluded

WATSON Kevin excluded

PARORE Marama Independent excluded

Anita Baker, Bronwyn Kropp, Euon Murrell and Tim Sheppard are declared elected.

The final absolute majority of votes (final quota) as determined at the last iteration was 1,189.56. There were 20 informal votes and 174 blank votes.

Western Ward (2 vacancies)

COFFEY Ana Independent elected

DOUGLAS Ken Labour elected

KENNY Steve Independent excluded

CARROLL Yvonne Independent excluded

Ana Coffey and Ken Douglas are declared elected.

The final absolute majority of votes (final quota) as determined at the last iteration was 796.62. There were 28 informal votes and 35 blank votes.

Eastern Ward (4 vacancies)

FORD Izzy Independent elected

AH HOI Luafataalii Litea elected

BURKE John elected

LATHAM Denys Charles Independent elected

KELLY Liz Independent excluded

SEIULI Fa'Afoi Vaea excluded

GREGORY Martin Save Porirua City Council - No Super City excluded

THOMAS Thomas Independent excluded

MATTHEWS Conway Independent excluded

BROWN Dave Independent excluded

MCPETRIE Euan Affordable Porirua excluded

WILLIAMS Mark Ngahina excluded

HARTLEY Ngahana excluded

NGAWHARAU Iritana excluded

Luafataalii Litea Ah Hoi, John Burke, Izzy Ford and Denys Charles Latham are declared elected.

The final absolute majority of votes (final quota) as determined at the last iteration was 779. There were 76 informal votes and 57 blank votes.

Porirua Community Trust - Ward 1 (4 vacancies)

AH HOI Luafataalii Litea elected

BURKE John Independent elected

SMITH Henry Labour elected

DOW Sarah Independent elected

DONALDSON Barbara excluded

TAKITIMU Cara Independent excluded

KENNY Steve Independent excluded

Luafataalii Litea Ah Hoi, John Burke, Sarah Dow and Henry Smith are declared elected.

The final absolute majority of votes (final quota) as determined at the last iteration was 1,408.02. There were 121 informal votes and 276 blank votes.

Porirua Community Trust - Ward 2 (2 vacancies)

SHEPPARD Tim elected

CATER Eleanor elected

COLLINS Brian Acting to Reduce Costs excluded

Eleanor Cater and Tim Sheppard are declared elected.

The final absolute majority of votes (final quota) as determined at the last iteration was 1,714.33. There were 20 informal votes and 353 blank votes.

The voter return was 36.05%, being 13,007 voting papers, excluding special votes.

Warwick Lampp

Electoral Officer

Porirua City Council

16 October 2013


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