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Vote 2022

Vote information in the 2022 local elections

Who can vote in the elections?

Those eligible to vote are all resident electors and non-resident ratepayer electors whose names appear on the electoral roll when it closes on Friday 12 August 2022.

The Preliminary Electoral Roll will be available for public inspection from Friday 15 July to Friday 12 August 2022 at the above locations.

Are you enrolled to vote?

Make sure you're enrolled to vote - information on enrolled to vote

How to vote

Voting packs will be sent out in the mail to all those who have enrolled from Friday 16 September 2022.

The voting period is 3 weeks - Friday 16 September to noon Saturday 8 October 2022.

Electors may post their completed voting documents back to the electoral officer using the orange pre-paid envelope sent with their voting document.

Polling places

Polling places for the issuing of special voting documents and for the receiving of completed voting documents will be available from Friday 16 September to noon Saturday 8 October 2022 at both Council offices.

Make it count

To be counted, all completed voting documents must be in the hands of the electoral officer or an electoral official by noon Saturday 8 October 2022.

Progress results will be announced early afternoon on election day.

Preliminary results will be announced on Sunday morning 9 October and final results will be known on Thursday 13 October 2022.

All results will be available here on our website.

STV is the voting system

STV (Single Transferable Voting) is being used to elect members for the first time in the Gisborne District Council elections

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