Governor-Gen Issues Writ for Christchurch East By-Election
Wednesday 30 October 2013
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GOVERNOR-GENERAL ISSUES THE WRIT FOR CHRISTCHURCH EAST BY-ELECTION
The Electoral Commission has today received from the Governor-General, Lt Gen Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, the writ giving the Electoral Commission the formal direction and authority to conduct a by-election in the Christchurch East electorate on Saturday 30 November, 2013.
The writ sets out the dates for nomination day, election day and the last day for the return of the writ.
Nominations for candidates to contest the by-election will be called for by public notice tomorrow, Thursday 31 October 2013.
Nominations must be received no later than midday Tuesday 5 November 2013.
More information about standing as a candidate is available at www.elections.org.nz/christchurch-east-candidate.
A full list of candidates for the Christchurch East by-election is expected to be available by 4.00pm on Tuesday 5 November 2013.