Elections

The local authority elections are held every 3 years, and give you the chance to vote for the Mayor and Council, Community boards, The District health Board and the Greater Wellington Regional Council.

Southern Ward by-election 2017

Stand as a candidate for the Southern Ward and put forward your ideas for Wellington's future.

Electoral systems

Wellington City Council uses the STV (Single Transferable Vote) electoral system to elect its mayor,...

    Representation review

    Under the Local Electoral Act 2001, all local authorities have to review their representation arrang...

      Wellington City wards

      For electoral purposes, Wellington city is divided into wards.