Results from the 2016 Local Elections

The results for the Tararua District Council elections held on Saturday, 8 October is as follows. The voter return was 53.47%, being 6,449 votes, excluding special votes.

Sandy Lowe
Electoral Officer
Tararua District Council
13 October 2016


Mayor

Progress Results**

Preliminary Results

Final
Results

COLLIS, Tracey

2,722

2,826

2,856

BENBOW, Allan

1,745

1,814

1,817

CHRISTISON, Ernie

748

775

781

HULL, Shirley (Independent)

722

740

742

MCKENZIE, Kay

189

193

195

 

 

 

 

INFORMAL

15

15

15

BLANK VOTING PAPERS

82

84

84

Tracey Collis is declared elected.


North Tararua Ward (4 vacancies)

Progress Results**

Preliminary Results

Final
Results

BENBOW, Allan

1,881

1,952

1,962

CRISPIN, Jim

1,784

1,840

1,851

CHRISTISON, Ernie

1,695

1,762

1,772

ISAACSON, Carole

1,714

1,755

1,764

 

SUTHERLAND, Kerry

1,669

1,741

1,753

COLEMAN, Garth Benjamin

1,169

1,204

1,210

SOUTHGATE, Chris

1,018

1,071

1,078

HYNES, Terry

838

868

873

MCKENZIE, Kay

642

672

676

GILLHAM, Barbara

378

388

393

 

INFORMAL

6

6

6

BLANK VOTING PAPERS

47

50

51

Allan Benbow, Ernie Christison, Jim Crispin and Carole Isaacson are declared elected.


Dannevirke Community Board (4 vacancies)

Progress Results**

Preliminary Results

Final
Results

MACDONALD, Ross (Independent)

2,454

2,534

2,546

WALSHE, Pat

2,206

2,280

2,291

* CHRISTISON, Ernie (Withdrawn)

2,068

2,151

2,164

SPOONER, Kim

1,731

1,804

1,815

HYNES, Terry

1,420

1,469

1,479

EDWARDS, Maria

1,195

1,236

1,246

DELANEY, Tim

986

1,015

1,025

 

INFORMAL

2

2

2

BLANK VOTING PAPERS

89

101

103

(*Section 88A of the Local Electoral Act provides that if a person is declared to be elected as a member of the council, and that person is also declared to be elected as a member of a community board, that person must be treated as having vacated office as a member of the community board.)

Terry Hynes, Ross Macdonald, Kim Spooner and Pat Walshe are declared elected.


** Progress Results

Progress results are 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.



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