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Te Kauwhata Licensing Trust by-election

As a result of a recent resignation, an extraordinary vacancy has occurred in the Te Kauwhata Licensing Trust and a by-election is now required to fill the vacancy.

The by-election for the one vacancy will be held on Tuesday 1 August 2023. It will be conducted by postal vote. The first past the post (FPP) electoral system will be used for the by-election.

How can I be nominated? Nominations for these positions will open on Monday 8 May 2023 and close at noon on Tuesday 6 June 2023.

Nomination papers will be available during this period from:

  • the Te Kauwhata Library, 1 Main Road, Te Kauwhata
  • online
  • by telephoning the electoral office on 0800 922 822.

To be eligible to stand for election, a candidate must be:

  • enrolled as a Parliamentary elector; and
  • reside in the Te Kauwhata Licensing Trust area; and
  • nominated by two electors whose names appear on the electoral roll within the Te Kauwhata Licensing Trust area.

By-election timeline

  1. Monday 8 May 2023
    Nominations open
  2. Tuesday 6 June 2023
    Nominations close
  3. Wednesday 7 June 2023
    Candidates’ names announced
  4. Monday 10 July 2023
    Delivery of voting documents
  5. Monday 10 July 2023
    Special voting period
  6. Tuesday 1 August 2023
    Close of voting (12 noon)
  7. Wednesday 2 August 2023
    Declaration of result

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