Mt Roskill By-election Preliminary Results

Media releases 2016 Mt Roskill By-election

The Electoral Commission has released the preliminary results for the 3 December 2016 Parliamentary by-election in the electorate of Mt Roskill.

Mt Roskill By-Election Preliminary Results, 3 December 2016

Candidate Name

Party

Number of Votes

WOOD, Michael

Labour Party

11,170

PARMAR, Parmjeet

National Party

4,652

NAUHRIA, Roshan

NZ People’s Party

709

LEITCH, Andrew

Democrats for Social Credit

125

STRONGE, Brandon

The Cannabis Party

79

GOODE, Richard

NAP

40

SCHUSTER, Tua

Independent

32

Candidate Informals

 

50

TOTAL

 

16,857

The preliminary results are based on the 16,857 ordinary votes counted on election night.

Special declaration votes still to be counted are estimated to be 899 (5.1% of total votes). This includes an estimated 39 overseas votes.

The total estimated votes (those counted on election night plus estimated special votes to be counted) are 17,756.

Voter turnout for the 2016 Mt Roskill by-election is estimated to be 38.5% of the 46,133 enrolled prior to Election Day. 

The preliminary results, including results by voting place, are available at www.electionresults.govt.nz

The Official Results process starts tomorrow Sunday 4 December and is expected to be completed by Wednesday 14 December.  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 Mt Roskill by-election is 4pm Wednesday 14 December.