Northland By-election Preliminary Results

Media releases 2015 Northland By-election

The Electoral Commission has released the preliminary results for the 28 March Parliamentary by-election in the electorate of Northland.

 

Northland By-Election Preliminary Results, 28 March 2015

Candidate Name

Party

Number of Votes

Bonner, Adrian Paul

Independent

17

Carr, Joe

Focus New Zealand

107

Grieve, Robin

ACT New Zealand

66

Herbert, Maki

Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party

85

Holland, Adam

Independent

14

Osborne, Mark

National Party

11,347

Painting, Rob

Climate Party

38

Peters, Winston

New Zealand First Party

15,359

Porter, Rueben Taipari

MANA Movement

55

Prime, Willow-Jean

Labour Party

1,315

Rogan, Bruce

Independent

22

Candidate Informals

 

43

TOTAL

 

28,468

The preliminary results are based on the 28,468 ordinary votes counted on election night.

Special declaration votes still to be counted are estimated to be 1,593 (5.3% of total votes). This includes an estimated 65 overseas votes.

The total estimated votes (those counted on election night plus estimated special votes to be counted) are 30,061.

Voter turnout for the 2015 Northland by-election is estimated to be 65.6% of the 45,846 enrolled as at 5pm Friday 27 March. 

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

The Official Results process starts tomorrow Sunday 29 March and is expected to be completed by Wednesday 8 April.  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 Northland by-election is 4pm Wednesday 8 April 2015. 

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