Waitakere Judicial Recount Official Results

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Saturday 17 December Electoral Commission Te Kaitiaki Take Kōwhiri Waitakere Judicial Recount Official Results Following the public release of District Court Judge JG Adams’ decision on Friday 16 December, the Electoral Commission has today declared …Saturday 17 December
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Waitakere Judicial Recount Official Results

Following the public release of District Court Judge JG Adams’ decision on Friday 16 December, the Electoral Commission has today declared an amended electoral result for the Waitakere electorate.

The judicial recount of the electorate votes for the Waitakere electorate has been completed and National Party candidate Paula Bennett has won the seat with a majority of 9 votes.

The recount was brought as a result of an application filed by National Party candidate Paula Bennett on 14 December. The recount was conducted under the direction of Judge Adams on 14-16 December at the headquarters of the Returning Officer for the Waitakere electorate in the presence of candidate scrutineers.

Waitakere Judicial Recount Official Results
Candidate Party Number of Votes
BENNETT, Paula National Party 13,465
BRADFORD, Sue Mana 322
LYE, Jeff Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party 331
MOUNTAIN, Danny Conservative Party 611
OSBORNE, Peter Libertarianz 55
SEPULONI, Carmel Labour Party 13,456
TOLLESTRUP, Steve Green Party 1,855
Candidate Informals 652
TOTAL 30,747

Party Number of Votes
ACT New Zealand 259
Alliance 9
Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party 166
Conservative Party 753
Democrats for Social Credit 4
Green Party 3,308
Labour Party 11,579
Libertarianz 33
Mana 174
Māori Party 168
National Party 12,533
New Zealand First Party 2,011
United Future 125
Party Informals 300
TOTAL 31,422
As directed by the District Court Judge, an amended declaration of the official results for Waitakere has been made by the publication of a notice in the Gazette.

The official election results website www.electionresults.govt.nz has been updated accordingly.

ENDS

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