2024 Pukehīnau / Lambton General Ward by-election

A by-election was held to fill one vacancy in the Pukehīnau/Lambton General Ward.

The vacancy was the result of Tamatha Paul resigning.

Final results

The candidate at the top of the list received the most votes while the candidate at the bottom of the list received the least.

Vacancies: 1

Candidate Status Iteration Votes
Geordie Rogers  Elected  6  4,147.00
Karl Tiefenbacher  Excluded  6  4,102.00
Ellen Blake
 5  653.00
Joan Shi  Excluded
 4  418.00
Edward Griffiths  Excluded
 3  293.00
Zan Rai Gyaw  Excluded
 2  66.00
Peter Wakeman  Excluded
 1  53.00

Elected candidate This candidate is declared elected.

Excluded candidates – These are listed from the last candidate excluded during the STV counting process to the first – in reverse order of exclusion.

  • The first 'excluded' candidate listed was excluded last.
  • The last 'excluded' candidate listed was excluded first.
  • Candidates with the fewest numbers of votes are excluded first. After a candidate is excluded from the counting, his or her votes are redistributed to the other candidates still in the race in accordance with individual voters' preferences.

Iteration: Refers to the number of times the votes are counted until the required amount of candidates are elected.

Total votes are defined as votes received by the Electoral Officer before the closure of voting.

Results documents

Final results - overview (86KB PDF)
Final results - report (21KB PDF)

Donations and expenses

Under section 112A of the Local Electoral Act 2001, candidates who stand for local election have to supply details of their expenses and the electoral donations they’ve received.

Contact details  

The Electoral Officer for this by-election is Warwick Lampp. The Electoral Officer can be contacted by phone on 0800 666 935 or email at iro@electionz.com.  

The Deputy Electoral Officer for this by-election is Jennifer Parker. Jennifer is the Democracy Services Manager for Wellington City Council and can be contacted via the details below:

Deputy Electoral Officer
Phone: 04 499 4444
Email: election@wcc.govt.nz