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Elections and representation

Everything you need to know about elections including: the difference between local and general elections, how the elections process works, why you should vote and how representation works.

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Auckland Council explainedhttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/elections/how-council-works/Pages/auckland-council-explained.aspxAuckland Council explainedFind out how decision-making at Auckland Council is shared between the Governing Body and 21 local boards, and watch a video of how council works.aspxElections
About wards and local boardshttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/elections/how-council-works/Pages/about-wards-local-boards.aspxAbout wards and local boardsLearn about wards and local boards, how wards are organised, what local boards do, and view a full list of Auckland's wards and local boards.aspxElections
Find your local board and wardhttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/elections/how-council-works/Pages/local-board-ward-finder.aspxFind your local board and wardFind the local board and ward you will be voting in for the 2022 local elections.aspxElections
How to enrol to votehttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/elections/information-for-voters/Pages/who-can-vote.aspxHow to enrol to voteLearn what you need to do to enrol so you can vote and have your say.aspxElections
Why you should vote in the local electionshttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/elections/information-for-voters/Pages/why-vote-local-body-elections.aspxWhy you should vote in the local electionsRead some quick facts about the local elections, learn how elected members make decisions that affect many aspects of your life and your local community and why your vote is important.aspx
How postal voting workshttps://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/elections/information-for-voters/Pages/how-postal-voting-works.aspxHow postal voting worksFind out how to receive your voting document in the post, what to do if you haven't received your voting document and what to do if you live overseas.aspxElections