Important dates

Important dates for the 2019 local body election.

Date Activity
17 July  Public notice of election, calling for nominations, electoral rolls open for inspection
Friday 19 July Nominations open for Council and community boards 
Friday 16 August

Nominations close at 12 noon
Electoral roll closes (late enrolments after 16 August will still be accepted but you will need to apply for a special vote)
20–25 September Delivery of voting papers
20 September – 12 October
Special voting period
Saturday 12 October Election day
Close of voting (at 12 noon)
Progress and preliminary results available as soon as practicable after close of voting
17–23 October Declaration of results/public notice of declaration 
Mid-December Return of electoral donations & expenses form

More information

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