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Preliminary Results Announced In QLDC By-election

Based on an initial preliminary result, Esther Whitehead has been elected to the Queenstown Lakes District Council in the Queenstown-Wakatipu Ward by-election.

Ms Whitehead received 1,849 votes, ahead of challengers Phil Wilson (1,590 votes) and Emily Rutherford (408 votes).

The voter return was 26.49%, being 3,843 votes. There are four special votes still to count.

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