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Auckland Council Elections

The next local government elections are in October 2016. Make sure you’re enrolled to vote to have your say.

If you’re an Auckland resident and already enrolled on the Parliamentary electoral roll for the general election, you are automatically enrolled to vote in the local government elections.

If you’re not on the Parliamentary electoral roll in the Auckland area, you can enrol or change your contact details at the Electoral Commission website

If you pay rates on a property in a different area to where you live, you may be eligible to enrol on the non-resident ratepayer electoral roll. A company or society paying property rates can also qualify as a ratepayer elector.

The ratepayer roll enrolment form is available on this webpage or from any council service centre, or by phoning our Electoral Office on 09 973 5212 or 0800 922 822.

Candidate nominations will open on 15 July 2016 and close at noon on 12 August 2016.

Voting documents will be posted to all enrolled electors from 16 September 2016.

Voting will close at noon on Saturday 8 October 2016.


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