Daily voting figures available online

Press Release – Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council has as at 30 September, received 4648 voting documents for the local elections. This is 11.03 per cent of all eligible voters in the Waikato district.30 September 2013

Media advisory: Daily voting figures available online

Waikato District Council has as at 30 September, received 4648 voting documents for the local elections. This is 11.03 per cent of all eligible voters in the Waikato district.

The Huntly (15.7 per cent) and Onewhero-Te Akau (15 per cent) wards are so far recording the highest voting returns.

Daily voting figures and other election information can be found on the Council’s website at http://www.waikatodistrict.govt.nz/Your-Council/Elections.aspx.

In the 2010 elections, the district’s voter turnout was 34 per cent, compared to 49 per cent across the country.

Voting papers need to be filled in and posted in time to reach the Electoral Officer at Council by 12 noon on election day Saturday 12 October 2013.

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