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Hastings District Council preliminary results (ammended)

Hastings District Council preliminary results (ammended)

Hastings District Council’s preliminary election results are in, with Lawrence Yule again elected mayor.

The 14 councillors who will join him around the council table (subject to final results) are: George Lyons, Rod Heaps, Ann Redstone, Jacoby Poulan, Henare O'Keefe, Sandra Hazlehurst, Malcolm Dixon, Kevin Watkins, Damon Harvey, Geraldine Travers, Bayden Barber, Simon Nixon and Adrienne Pierce. Tania Kerr was elected unopposed in her electorate.

The Hastings District Rural Community Board members were elected unopposed: Nicholas Dawson (Kaweka Subdivision), Peter Kay (Maraekakaho); Mick Lester (Poukawa); Susan Maxwell (Tutira).

The Flaxmere Licensing Trust members, also elected unopposed, are Martha Greening, Susan Hopkins, Warwick Howie, Kenneth Kibblewhite, Bertram Lincoln and Jacoby Poulain.

The final results are expected to be announced by Friday.
The full preliminary results are:
Hastings District Council
2016 Triennial Elections
PROGRESS RESULT
The progress result for the Hastings District Council elections held on Saturday 8th October is as follows.
This result is based upon the counting of approximately 98% of the returned votes. The progress result does not include some special votes and votes returned today that are still in transit to the processing centre. The outcome of these elections may change once all votes have been counted.
Mayor Votes Received
YULE, Lawrence 10,458
WELLWOOD, Guy 7,280
PIERCE, Adrienne 4,480
INFORMAL 40
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 404

Heretaunga Ward (2 vacancies) Votes Received
HEAPS, Rodney 2,082
REDSTONE, Ann 1,875
WHAITIRI, Jason 1,846
INFORMAL 5
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 113
Hastings-Havelock North Ward (8 vacancies) Votes Received
HAZLEHURST, Sandra Independent 8,040
DIXON, Malcolm 7,612
WATKINS, Kevin 7,219
HARVEY, Damon 7,131
TRAVERS, Geraldine 6,105
BARBER, Bayden 6,040
NIXON, Simon JH 5,762
PIERCE, Adrienne 5,713
BRADSHAW, Wayne Lindsay 5,161
MACKINTOSH, David 5,092
PERLEY, Chris 3,758
MCHATTIE, Graeme 3,738
PORTER, John Independent 1,941
INFORMAL 15
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 366

Flaxmere Ward (2 vacancies) Votes Received
POULAIN, Jacoby 1,340
O'KEEFE, Henare Ngaera 1,146
AITCHESON-JOHNSON, Lynlee 592
INFORMAL 1
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 23
Kahuranaki Ward (1 vacancy) Votes Received
LYONS, George 1,365
PERRY, Stuart 489
INFORMAL 0
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 169
The voter return was 44.7%, being 23,757 votes, excluding votes in transit to the processing centre and special votes.

Jackie Evans
Electoral Officer
Hastings District Council
8 October 2016

ENDS

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