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Local elections

The local elections for the Auckland region are held every three years by postal vote. The elections determine who will become the mayor, councillors, and local board members and make decisions on behalf of all Aucklanders.

​Local elections 2022

Visit the Vote Auckland website to find out all you need to know about the 2022 local elections.

On Vote Auckland, you can:

  • find out how to become a candidate in the 2022 local election
  • learn what's involved in being an elected member
  • find out how much elected members get paid
  • view a list of key election dates
  • discover how Auckland Council works
  • read about Māori wards and participation
  • register for online events.

Voting for the local elections 2022 will open on Friday 16 September 2022 and close at 12 noon on Saturday 8 October 2022.

Go to Vote Auckland 2022

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