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Preliminary election results for Horizons Regional Council

Friday 21 September, 2.20pm


Preliminary election results for Horizons Regional Council announced

Local body voting for Horizons’ Palmerston North constituency closed at 12 noon today and preliminary results are now available on Horizons Regional Council’s website,www.horizons.govt.nz.

Horizons electoral officer Craig Grant says that preliminary results includes all votes received up until 12 noon Friday 21 September.

“Today’s results will be posted on the Elections page of our website. The only votes to be counted now are the special votes,” says Mr Grant.

“A final declaration of results will be posted around Wednesday 26 September.

“The Palmerston North by-election has been held due to the passing of the late Cr Pat Kelly over Queen’s Birthday Weekend earlier this year.

“The successful candidate will be sworn into Council on 9 October 2018.”

At this stage the results are as follows:

PROGRESS RESULTS OF PALMERSTON NORTH BY-ELECTION – SEPTEMBER 2018

MANAWATU-WHANGANUI REGIONAL COUNCIL
(trading as Horizons Regional Council)

CandidateProgressPreliminary
Jono Naylor 5,1375,182
Chris Teo-Sherrell 4,8514,924
Jack Dowds 4,2764,337
Grant Seton 815819
Ross Barber 253255

Voter return is currently 27.40 per cent.

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