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Date set for Northcote by-election

Date set for Northcote by-election

The Northcote by-election will be held on Saturday 9 June, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today.

The by-election follows the announcement of the resignation of National MP
Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman.

“Given that Dr Coleman has indicated that his resignation will take effect at midnight on 15 April, I have today set a date for the Northcote by-election,” said Jacinda Ardern.

“The by-election Writ Day will be Monday 7 May. The deadline for candidate nominations to be received will be midday Tuesday 15 May, and the last day for the return of the Writ will be Tuesday 26 June.”

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