Election Date Announcement And Key Dates
Monday 10 March 2014
Te Kaitiaki Take Kōwhiri
ELECTION DATE ANNOUNCEMENT AND KEY DATES
The Prime Minister has today announced that the 2014 general election will be held on 20 September 2014. The key dates for the general election are:
2014 GENERAL ELECTION
|Monday 10 March||Prime Minister announces dates for 2014 general election|
|Friday 20 June||Regulated period for election advertising expenses begins|
|Monday 23 June||Launch of enrolment campaign|
|Thursday 14 August||Dissolution of Parliament|
|Wednesday 20 August||Writ
Governor General issues formal direction to the Electoral Commission to hold the election.
|Wednesday 3 September||Advance and Overseas Voting starts|
|Friday 19 September||Advance Voting
Last day to enrol for the election.
All election advertising must end and election signs must be taken down
|Saturday 20 September||Election
Polling places open from 9.00am to 7.00pm.
Preliminary results released progressively from 7.00pm onwww.electionresults.govt.nz.
|Saturday 4 October||Official results for
general election declared|
(including special declaration votes)
A more detailed
timetable will be provided in late