Explore research and surveys carried out by the Electoral Commission.

The Electoral Commission conducts research to ascertain voter satisfaction with the services it provides and to understand what the barriers to voting are, and how to address these for each identified population group.

  • Voter and Non-Voter Surveys

    After each general election, the Electoral Commission surveys both voters and non-voters to find out about their voting experience and how they rate the Electoral Commission's services.

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  • Participation Research

    Quantitative and qualititative research projects have explored electoral participation in New Zealand, particularly by young adults and Māori.

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