2019 Local Body Election

The next triennial local body elections will be held on 12 October 2019.  

Elections will be held for:

  • 6 members to represent the Dunedin Constituency
  • 3 members to represent the Dunstan Constituency
  • 1 member to represent the Moeraki Constituency
  • 2 members to represent the Molyneux Constituency 

Key dates for the 2019 elections are: 

  • Friday, 19 July 2019 - Nominations open, Electoral Rolls open for inspection
  • Wednesday 24 July 2019 - Candidate information presentation
  • Friday, 16 August 2019 - Nominations close (12 Noon), Electoral Rolls close
  • Friday, 20 September through Wednesday, 25 September 2019 - Delivery of voting documents
  • Saturday, 12 October 2019 - Election Day, voting closes at 12 Noon.

Our Candidate Handbook is available below for your information.  it is a comprehensive guide on what you need to know if you are interested in running for Council. 

Nomination forms for each constituency are also now available below.

If you are enrolled as a parliamentary elector you will automatically be placed on your district or city council’s electoral roll as a residential elector. If you need to enrol or update existing name or address details on the parliamentary electoral roll, you can do so at any Post Shop, online at www.elections.org.nz or by phoning 0800 36 76 56.

Further election related documents or links will be available from this page throughout 2019.

Anthony Morton

Electoral Officer

Ph 0800 398 683 or email iro@electionz.com

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