Ikaroa-Rāwhiti By-election preliminary results

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

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

Candidate

Party

Number of Votes

APPLEBY, Michael

Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party

161

DAVIDSON, Marama

Green Party

1,188

HOLLAND, Adam

Independent

13

NIKORA, Te Hāmua

Mana

2,607

RAIHANIA, Na Rongowhakaata

Māori Party

2,104

WAIRAU, Maurice

Independent

27

WHAITIRI, Meka

Labour Party

4,368

Candidate Informals

 

51

TOTAL

 

10,519

 

The preliminary results are based on the 10,519 ordinary votes counted on election night.

Special declaration votes still to be counted are estimated to be 1,635 (13.5% of total votes). This includes an estimated 15 overseas votes.

The total estimated votes (those counted on election night plus estimated special votes to be counted) are 12,154.

Voter turnout for the 2013 Ikaroa-Rāwhiti by-election is estimated to be 35.8% of the 33,937 enrolled as at 5pm Friday 28 June. 

The results, including results by polling place, will be available from 10.00pm at www.electionresults.govt.nz

The Official Results process starts tomorrow Sunday 30 June and is expected to be completed by Wednesday 10 July. All votes counted on election night will be recounted. Special declaration votes will be processed and counted. The target to release the Official Results for the Ikaroa-Rāwhiti by-election is noon Wednesday 10 July 2013.