A by-election for an extraordinary vacancy for one member from the Mt Herbert Subdivision of the Banks Peninsula Community Board was held on Tuesday 18 February 2020.
With 30.93 per cent of Mt Herbert electors voting in the by-election, the final results [PDF, 41 KB] show:
Scott Winter, Independent, has 518 votes.
Dawn Sutton, Independent, has 206 votes.
A polling place for the issuing of special voting documents and for the receiving of completed voting documents will be available Monday to Friday at the following locations between Monday 27 January and noon Tuesday 18 February 2020:
The by-election will be conducted by postal vote using the First Past the Post voting electoral system, under the provisions of the Local Electoral Act 2001 and Local Electoral Regulations 2019.
Candidates can check out useful information here(external link) and read the 2019 Candidate Information Booklet here [PDF, 30 MB].
The Electoral Officer for this by-election is Jo Daly at the Christchurch City Council. Jo can be contacted by phone on 03 941 8581 or 027 236 9052 or email at email@example.com.
|Monday 25 November 2019||Nominations open, electoral roll opens|
|Noon on Monday 23 December 2019||Nominations close, electoral roll closes|
|Monday 27 January 2020||Voting opens, voting documents start being delivered|
|Tuesday 18 February 2020||Election day (voting closes at noon), progress results released|
|Wednesday 19 February 2020||Preliminary results released|
|Monday 24 February 2020||Public notice of final results|