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Hawke's Bay Regional Council elections



2016 Triennial Elections
PROGRESS RESULTS

The progress results for the Hawke's Bay Regional Council elections held on Saturday 8th October 2016 are as follows.

These results are based upon the counting of approximately 98% of the returned voting papers. The progress result does not include some special votes and voting papers returned today that are still in transit to the processing centre. The outcome of these elections may change once all voting papers have been counted.

Central Hawke’s Bay Constituency – 1 Vacancy
Candidate Votes
Hewitt, Debbie 3,768
Elderkamp, Dan 1,367

Informal 1
Blank voting documents 178
The voter return percentage was 59.68%, being 5,665 votes, excluding votes in transit to the processing centre and special votes.

Napier Constituency – 3 vacancies
Candidate Votes
Kirton, Neil 10,233
Dick, Alan 8,284
Bailey, Paul 7,776
Williams, Martin 6,821
Irving, Moira 5,116

Informal 20
Blank voting documents 638
The voter return percentage was 41.47%, being 17,768 votes, excluding votes in transit to the processing centre and special votes.

Hastings Constituency – 3 vacancies
Candidate Votes
Graham, Rex 9,204
Barker, Rick 8,124
Belford, Tom 7,596
Bowers, Cynthia 6,819
Gilbertson, Tim 6,277

Informal 19
Blank voting documents 718
The voter return percentage was 43.18%, being 16,604 votes, excluding votes in transit to the processing centre and special votes.

Ngaruroro Constituency – 1 Vacancy
Candidate Votes
Beaven, Peter 3,924
Ross, Dan 2,066

Informal 6
Blank voting documents 756
The voter return percentage was 48.6%, being 7,122 votes, excluding votes in transit to the processing centre and special votes in Hastings District.
The voter return percentage was 25%, being 3 votes, excluding votes in transit to the processing centre and special votes in Rangitikei District.
The voter return percentage was 9.09%, being 3 votes, excluding votes in transit to the processing centre and special votes in Taupo District.


These results are based upon the counting of approximately 95% of the returned voting papers. The progress result does not include some special votes and voting papers returned today that are still in transit to the processing centre. The outcome of these elections may change once all voting papers have been counted.

Wairoa Constituency – 1 Vacancy
Candidate Votes
Wilson, Fenton 1562
Whaanga, Dean 1364

Informal 3
Blank voting documents 171
The voter return percentage was 54.5%, being 2,926 voting papers, excluding voting papers in transit to the processing centre and special votes.

Leeanne Hooper
Electoral Officer
Hawke's Bay Regional Council
8 October 2013

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