Events

Find out all about current, upcoming and past electoral events.

The Electoral Commission delivers New Zealand's parliamentary elections and by-elections, Government-initiated referenda and citizen's-initiated referenda, and is responsible for enrolment for all electoral events.

  • 2017 General Election

    The Electoral Commission will deliver the next General Election in 2017.  The date for the 2017 General Election has not been announced by the Prime Minister.

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  • Past Events

    The Electoral Commission runs all Parliamentary general elections and by-elections, and national referenda and the Māori Electoral Option, and services the work of the Representation Commission. Find all information about past events in this section.

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Events Calendar

2016 Mt Roskill By-election

Date to be advised

The 3 December by-election is to elect a new local member of Parliament for the Mt Roskill general electorate.

Voting is now closed. Preliminary results will come through live at electionresults.govt.nz. 

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2017 General Election

Date to be advised

The Electoral Commission will deliver the next General Election in 2017.  The date for the 2017 General Election has not been announced by the Prime Minister.

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