Mt Albert By-election Candidates Announced

Media releases 2017 Mt Albert By-election

The Electoral Commission has released the candidate and voting place details for the Saturday 25 February by-election in the Mt Albert electorate.

Thirteen candidates are seeking election as the Mt Albert Member of Parliament.  Four advance voting places will be available, and 23 voting places will be open on election day.

Nominations for the by-election have closed, and the following candidates have been confirmed:

Candidate Name

Party

AMOS, Adam

Independent

ARDERN, Jacinda

Labour Party

ARTHUR, Dale

Independent

BRIGHT, Penny

Independent

BROWN, Patrick

Communist League

CAROLAN, Joe

Socialist - People Before Profit

GENTER, Julie Anne

Green Party

GRAY, Abe

The Cannabis Party

SIMMONS, Geoff

The Opportunities Party (TOP)

SMYTHE, Simon

NAP

TOMAR, Vin

New Zealand People's Party

VAN DEN HEUVEL, Anthony Joseph J

Human Rights Party

WAKEMAN, Peter

Independent

“Now that nominations have closed, we can start to print and distribute ballot papers ready for the start of advance voting,” says Chief Electoral Officer Alicia Wright.

Advance voting will be available from Monday 13 February for the Mt Albert electorate.

“If you won’t be around on election day, make sure you vote in advance at one of the four advance voting places around the electorate,” says Ms Wright. “Voting places will only be available inside the electorate on election day itself.”

“Those who will be away from home during the whole voting period should contact the Returning Officer for voting options,” says Ms Wright. “Full information about where, when and how to vote is available at www.elections.org.nz or by calling 0800 36 76 56.”

Enrolment and voting services will be available at the following advance voting places:

Mt Albert By-Election Advance Voting Places

Suburb

Address

Date Open

Hours

Grey Lynn

Grey Lynn Community Centre, 510 Richmond Road

Mon 13 Feb - Sat 18 Feb Sun 19 Feb

Mon 20 Feb - Fri 24 Feb

9am - 5pm

9am - 1pm

9am - 5pm

Mt Albert

Mt Albert Presbyterian Church Hall, 14 Mt Albert Road

Mon 13 Feb - Sat 18 Feb

Mon 20 Feb - Fri 24 Feb

10am - 4pm

10am - 4pm

Point Chevalier

Point Chevalier Library, 1221 Great North Road

Mon 13 Feb - Fri 17 Feb

Sat 18 Feb

Mon 20 Feb - Thu 23 Feb

Fri 24 Feb

9am - 6pm

9am - 4pm

9am - 6pm

9am - 5pm

St Lukes

Eden/Albert Citizens Advice Bureau, 82 St Lukes Road

Mon 13 Feb - Wed 15 Feb

Thu 16 Feb

Fri 17 Feb

Sat 18 Feb

Mon 20 Feb - Wed 22 Feb

Thu 23 Feb

Fri 24 Feb

9am - 4pm

9am - 7pm

9am - 4pm

10am - 2pm

9am - 4pm

9am - 7pm

9am - 4pm

On election day, Saturday 25 February, the following voting places will be open in the Mt Albert electorate:

Mt Albert By-Election Voting Places

Suburb

Address

Grey Lynn

Grey Lynn Community Centre, 510 Richmond Road

Grey Lynn

Grey Lynn Primary School, 44 Surrey Crescent

Grey Lynn

Mata'aga Hall, 18 Leighton Street

Grey Lynn

St Joseph's School Hall, 456 Great North Road

Kingsland

Kowhai Intermediate School, 26 Onslow Road

Morningside

Morningside Church of Christ Hall, 42 Leslie Avenue

Mt Albert

Gladstone Primary School Hall, 8 Seaview Terrace

Mt Albert

Marist College, 31 Alberton Avenue

Mt Albert

Mt Albert Methodist Church Hall, corner New North Road & Alexis Avenue

Mt Albert

Mt Albert Presbyterian Church Hall, 14 Mt Albert Road

Mt Albert

Mt Albert Primary School Hall, 6 Sainsbury Road

Mt Albert

Owairaka District School Hall, 113 Richardson Road

Mt Albert

Rossgrove Chapel, 12 Rossgrove Terrace

Mt Eden

Good Shepherd Parish Hall, 30 Telford Avenue

Mt Eden

St Albans Anglican Church Hall, 443 Dominion Road

Newton

Newton Central School - Te Whare Tapere, Waima Street

Point Chevalier

Pasadena Intermediate School Hall, 26 Moray Place

Point Chevalier

Point Chevalier Primary School, 7-31 Te Ra Road

Point Chevalier

Selwyn Village Theatre, 43 Target Street

Sandringham

Edendale Primary School Hall, 419 Sandringham Road

Sandringham

Sandringham Christian Family Church Hall, 631 Sandringham Road

Western Springs

Greek Orthodox Church Hall, 108 Western Springs Road

Westmere

Westmere School, Larchwood Avenue