Ikaroa-Rāwhiti By-election Official Results

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The Electoral Commission has released the official results for the 29 June Parliamentary by-election in the electorate of Ikaroa-Rāwhiti.

 

Ikaroa-Rāwhiti By-Election Official Results, 29 June 2013

Candidate

Party

Number of Votes

APPLEBY, Michael

Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party

176

DAVIDSON, Marama

Green Party

1,251

HOLLAND, Adam

Independent

15

NIKORA, Te Hāmua

Mana

2,931

RAIHANIA, Na Rongowhakaata

Māori Party

2,229

WAIRAU, Maurice

Independent

30

WHAITIRI, Meka

Labour Party

4,590

Candidate Informals

 

46

TOTAL

 

11,268

 

In the 2013 Ikaroa-Rāwhiti by-election there were:

  • 34,008 people enrolled.
  • A total of 12,149 votes cast.
  • 2,470 advance votes.
  • 1,624 special votes, including 16 overseas votes.

The winning candidate majority was 1,659 votes.

Voter turnout for the 2013 Ikaroa-Rāwhiti by-election was 35.7% of the 34,008 people enrolled.

The Electoral Commission expects to return the writ showing the successful candidate on Tuesday 16 July 2013 (assuming no recounts).

The results by voting place are available from www.electionresults.govt.nz

 

Background

The official results for the 2013 Ikaroa-Rāwhiti by-election held on Saturday 29 June 2013 have been determined in accordance with the electoral legislation. The results are subject to any applications for judicial recounts.

The scrutiny of the rolls has been completed and the master roll for the Ikaroa-Rāwhiti electorate has been prepared.  All votes cast on election night have been recounted and balanced and special votes have been checked for eligibility before being counted. This has been done in the presence of a Justice of the Peace.