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
Onewhero-Te Akau Ward
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
*Because Frank McInally is elected to Huntly Ward, Greg McCutchan is elected to the Huntly Community board in his place.
Onewhero-Tuakau Community Board
Raglan Community Board
Taupiri Community Board
Rudy Van Dam
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.
For more information please contact:
Senior Communications & Engagement Advisor
Waikato District Council
027 706 5776