Results by-election

Progress results: By-election for the Tawa Community Board.

A by-election was necessary to finalise the membership of the Tawa Community Board given the election of Jill Day as a City Councillor.

Five nominations were received for the single vacancy.

Vacancy: 1

Candidate Status  Iteration  Votes
Liz Langham Elected 3 1,403.00
Damian Hewett
Excluded 3 637.00
Anna Scott Excluded
3 512.00
Stacey Richardson Excluded
2 398.00
Craig Robertson Excluded
1 268.00

The final absolute majority of votes (final quota) as determined at the last iteration was 1,276. There were 6 informal votes and 4 blank votes.

The voter return is currently 26.72%, being 2,728 voting papers, excluding voting papers in transit to the processing centre and special votes.

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.