Northcote by-election official results

Media releases 2018 Northcote by-election

The Electoral Commission has released the official results for the 9 June parliamentary by-election in the Northcote electorate.

Northcote by-election official results, 20 June 2018

Candidate Name

Party

Number of Votes

BIDOIS, Dan

National Party

10,566

HALBERT, Shanan

Labour Party

9,256

JAUNG, Rebekah

Green Party

615

BERRY, Stephen

ACT New Zealand

166

KOLONI, Kym

Independent

97

LYE, Jeff

Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party

89

CHEEL, Tricia

Democrats for Social Credit

31

WALSH, Liam

NAP

5

Candidate informals

 

25

TOTAL

 

20,850

In the 2018 Northcote by-election there were:

  • 47,822 people enrolled,
  • a total of 21,012 votes cast,
  • 11,950 votes cast in advance which is 57% of all votes, and
  • 1,119 special votes, including 145 overseas votes.

The winning majority was 1,310 votes.

Voter turnout for the 2018 Northcote by-election was 44% of the 47,822 people enrolled. 

The Electoral Commission expects to return the writ showing the successful candidate on Tuesday 26 June 2018 (assuming no recounts).

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

Background

The official results for the 2018 Northcote by-election held on Saturday 9 June 2018 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 Northcote 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.