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Election Results - Queenstown Lakes District Council

Here is the provisional result of the election for Mayor, Council and Wanaka Community Board. It is based on 10,899 votes (estimated 98% of those cast). The outcome may change once all votes have been counted.

There will be a full recount of the votes next week, including all votes received in Queenstown and Wanaka this morning, and special votes. Once that has been completed, our Electoral Officer will make the official declaration of the election results. That is currently expected to be by the end of next week (14 October).

Mayoralty Votes Received

BOULT, Jim 5,531

COCKS, Lyal 2,409
TOMPKINS, Roger 954
MANN, John 845
ANGUS, Al 654


Queenstown-Wakatipu Ward (6 vacancies) Votes Received

HILL, Tony 3,258
FORBES, Alexa 2,847
MILLER, Valerie Independent 2,695
FERGUSON, Craig (Ferg) 2,562
CLARK, Penny Independent 2,233
MACDONALD, John 2,062

ANDERSON, Terri 1,967
FAUL, Peter Independent 1,923
AOAKE, Merv 1,599
STAMERS-SMITH, Simon 1,414
TURNBULL, Hudson 1,303
GLADDING, Niki Independent 1,238
RAMSAY, Michael 961
MARUERA, Tamati Daniel 666


Wanaka Ward (3 vacancies) Votes Received

MACLEOD, Calum 3,110
LAWTON, Ella 2,459
MCROBIE, Ross 1,850

BATTSON, Jude 1,670
SMITH, Quentin 1,560


Wanaka Community Board (4 vacancies) Votes Received

TAYLOR, Ed 2,357
BROWN, Rachel 2,306
SMITH, Quentin 2,050
HARRISON, Ruth 1,745

LLOYD, Bryan 1,724
O'CONNOR, Michael Independent 1,435
BRUCE, Barry 1,272


The voter return was 51.58%, being 10,899 votes, excluding votes in transit to the processing centre and special votes.

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