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Local elections are held every 3 years. In Wellington City, they give residents and other ratepayers the chance to vote for a Mayor and Council, community boards and Greater Wellington Regional Council. The next local election will be held 8 October 2022.
Local elections will be held later this year with voting closing on Saturday 8 October 2022.
Wellington City Council uses the Single Transferable Vote (STV) electoral system.
Wellington City is divided into wards. Each ward elects Councillors, who represent the interests of the city as a whole.
Past results for Wellington City local elections.