Final election results released last night confirm Allan Sanson has been re-elected for a fourth term as Waikato District Council mayor.
Those confirmed as being elected to the Waikato District Council are:
Jan Sedgwick (Whangamarino) and Aksel Bech (Tamahere) were both elected unopposed.
*indicates a new candidate elected to Waikato District Council.
Final results have also been released for the Community Boards as follows:
Huntly Community Board
Onewhero-Tuakau Community Board
Raglan Community Board
Taupiri Community Board
Rudy Van Dam
*As Jo Morley and Anne Richmond achieved an equal number of votes in sixth place (43 votes), under regulation 58(5) of the Local Electoral Regulations 2001, the electoral officer is required to determine by lot which candidate is to be declared elected. Both candidate names were placed in a hat and Jo Morley’s name was drawn out.
Ngaruawahia Community Board*
*All members were elected unopposed
Full results can also be found at www.votewaikato.co.nz/results.
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.
The first full Council meeting of the triennium will take place at 1pm on Tuesday, 12 November.
For more information please contact:
Senior Communications & Engagement Advisor
Waikato District Council
027 706 5776