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Tasman Preliminary Election Results (2nd count)

2016 Preliminary Election Results (2nd count)

Preliminary results for the Tasman District Council Local Body Elections as at 11.30pm 8 October 2016.
The voter return was 49.36% (18,147 votes), excluding special votes.
Mayor, Tasman District
Candidate Number of Votes
Maxwell Clark 5101
Richard Kempthorne 6787
Kit Maling 5736
Informal 25
Blank Voting Papers 498
Richmond Ward Councillor (Four members)
Candidate Number of Votes
Murray Dawson 1747
Dennis Gibbs 1152
Mark Greening 2632
Michael Higgins 2482
Wayne Mackey 2108
Kit Maling 3080
Trevor Tuffnell 3392
Dana Wensley 3420
Informal 10
Blank Voting Papers 190
Moutere/Waimea Ward Councillor (Three members)
Candidate Number of Votes
Andrew Gould 1441
Tim King 2667
Dean McNamara 1986
Richard Osmaston 704
Graeme Stradling 1835
Anne Turley 2439
Gary Watson 1023
Informal 9
Blank Voting Papers 171
Motueka Ward Councillor (Three members)
Candidate Number of Votes
Peter Canton 2290
Barry Dowler 2036
Paul Hawkes 2074
Martin Lucas 1427
David Ogilvie 2395
Informal 8
Blank Voting Papers 103
Golden Bay Ward Councillor (Two members)
Candidate Number of Votes
Sue Brown 1075
Richard Cox 225
Brian Ensor 730
Bryony Pearson 662
Paul Sangster 1063
Reg Turner 313
Informal 6
Blank Voting Papers 31
Candidates Elected Unopposed
There were three elections where there was no need for an election as the nominations for the roles equaled the number of seats therefore the candidates are deemed to be elected unopposed.
Lakes/Murchison Ward Councillor (One member)
Stuart Bryant
Motueka Community Board (Four members)
Paul Hawkes
Richard Horrell
Claire Hutt
Brent Maru
Golden Bay Community Board (Four members)
Lynne Ensor
Dave Gowland
Grant Knowles
Abbie Langford

About these Results
These results come from the second count of the votes.
The second count yields the preliminary results, following the progressive results(1st count) which are those votes counted by the closing time. The preliminary results (2nd count) include those votes cast on the final day but counted after closing time including special votes.
The third count yields the final results and includes all votes received. Usually released in the week following the polls closing.

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