Hamilton’s vote count as of 7 October 2019
Hamilton’s vote count remains ahead of the same stage in
the previous two local government elections.
days remaining until voting closes, 21,625 people have
voted, 21.05% of the 102,714 electors.
At the same stage
in 2016, 16,750 or 16.77% of the 99,867 electors had voted,
while in 2013, 19.3% of the 97,258 electors had
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