Waikato district preliminary election results

13 October 2019

Preliminary election results this evening indicate that Allan Sanson has been re-elected for a fourth term as Waikato District Council mayor, beating Korikori Hawkins and Simon Thomson.

Those provisionally elected to the Waikato District Council are:

Awaroa ki Tuakau Ward
Jacqui Church

Stephanie Henderson

Hukanui-Waerenga Ward

Chris Woolerton*

Onewhero-Te Akau Ward
Carolyn Eyre*

Huntly Ward
Shelley Lynch

Frank McInally

Newcastle Ward

Noel Smith

Raglan Ward

Lisa Thomson

Eureka Ward

Rob McGuire

Ngaruawahia Ward
Janet Gibb

Eugene Patterson

Jan Sedgwick (Whangamarino) and Aksel Bech (Tamahere) were both elected unopposed.

*indicates a new candidate elected to Waikato District Council.

Preliminary results have also been released for the Community Boards. Some results for the Community Board results are still very close and positions will be confirmed when the official results are declared later in the week.

Huntly Community Board

Red Wootton

Kim Bredenbeck

Eden Wawatai

Frank McInally*

Rewi Cork

David Whyte

*Because Frank McInally is elected to Huntly Ward, Greg McCutchan is elected to the Huntly Community board in his place.

Onewhero-Tuakau Community Board

Shaun Jackson

Caroline Conroy

Bronwyn Watson

Jonathan Lovatt

Vern Reeve

Kandi Ngataki

Raglan Community Board

Satnam Bains

Gabrielle Parson

Bob MacLeod

Tony Oosten

Chris Rayner

Dennis Amoore

Taupiri Community Board

Howard Lovell

Dorothy Lovell

Rudy Van Dam

Sharnay Cocup

Jacqueline Henry

Jo Morley

Full results can also be found at www.votewaikato.co.nz/results. Final election results are expected on Thursday October 17, 2019.

Waikato District Council Chief Executive Gavin Ion says he is looking forward to working with the newly elected Council and Community Boards as Council looks to grow liveable, thriving and connected communities.

ENDS

For more information please contact:
Teresa Hancock
Senior Communications & Engagement Advisor
Waikato District Council
027 706 5776
communications@waidc.govt.nz