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Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: “Youthquake” fails to shake NZ

By   /  November 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Bryce Edwards, Editor's Picks, Elections, Electoral Commission, Evening Report, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Politics, Youth  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: “Youthquake” fails to shake NZ

Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: “Youthquake” fails to shake NZ Dr Bryce Edwards. In the lead-up to this year’s election there was conflict amongst political pundits and activists about whether a “youthquake” was set to rattle the foundations of the status quo. And the debate has been reignited with the Electoral Commission releasing contentious data this […]

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Election turnout up for all age groups | Media releases

By   /  November 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Electoral Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Election turnout up for all age groups | Media releases

Source: Electoral Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Election turnout up for all age groups | Media releases The turnout of voters at the 2017 General Election was up on 2014 across all age groups, with a 6.5% increase for younger voters. Overall turnout as a percentage of enrolled electors was 79.8%, the highest turnout since […]

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Election turnout up for all age groups

By   /  November 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Electoral Commission, Media Releases, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Election turnout up for all age groups

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Election turnout up for all age groups The turnout of voters at the 2017 General Election was up on 2014 across all age groups, with a 6.5% increase for younger voters. Overall turnout as a percentage of enrolled electors was 79.8%, the highest turnout since 2005 […]

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Referral to the Police – 19 October 2017 | News items

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Electoral Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Referral to the Police – 19 October 2017 | News items

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Referral to the Police – 19 October 2017 | News items On 11 October 2017, the Electoral Commission referred Television New Zealand to Police in response to complaints about the rebroadcasting of the Te Karere programme on Election Day.  In the Electoral Commission’s view, the […]

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Referral to the Police – 19 October 2017

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Electoral Commission, News items, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Referral to the Police – 19 October 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Referral to the Police – 19 October 2017 On 11 October 2017, the Electoral Commission referred Television New Zealand to Police in response to complaints about the rebroadcasting of the Te Karere programme on Election Day.  In the Electoral Commission’s view, the programme contained statements likely […]

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2017 General Election writ returned

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Electoral Commission, Media Releases, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on 2017 General Election writ returned

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Release/Statement Headline: 2017 General Election writ returned The Electoral Commission has returned the writ for the 2017 General Election marking the end of the formal election process. The writ was issued by the Governor-General on 23 August and directed the Electoral Commission to conduct the election.  It has […]

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New Zealand 2017 General Election – Official Results

By   /  October 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Electoral Commission, Media Releases, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New Zealand 2017 General Election – Official Results

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand 2017 General Election – Official Results The Electoral Commission has declared the official results for the 2017 General Election. Main points: The number of seats in Parliament will be 120. The National Party has 56 seats compared with 58 on election night.   The […]

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Referral to the Police – 2 October 2017 | News items

By   /  October 3, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Electoral Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Referral to the Police – 2 October 2017 | News items

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Referral to the Police – 2 October 2017 | News items On 2 October 2017, the Electoral Commission referred four incidents to Police in response to complaints about social media content on election day.  Two of the incidents concerned the Communications Director for a political […]

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Preliminary results for the 2017 General Election | Media releases

By   /  September 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Electoral Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Preliminary results for the 2017 General Election | Media releases

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Preliminary results for the 2017 General Election | Media releases The Electoral Commission has released the preliminary results for the 2017 General Election. Party                PartyVotes %Votes ElectorateSeats ListSeats TotalSeats National Party 998,813 46.0 41 17 58 Labour Party 776,556 35.8 29 16 45 New Zealand […]

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Preliminary results for the 2017 General Election

By   /  September 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Electoral Commission, Media Releases, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Preliminary results for the 2017 General Election

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Preliminary results for the 2017 General Election The Electoral Commission has released the preliminary results for the 2017 General Election. Party                PartyVotes %Votes ElectorateSeats ListSeats TotalSeats National Party 998,813 46.0 41 17 58 Labour Party 776,556 35.8 29 16 45 New Zealand First Party 162,988 7.5 […]

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Last chance to enrol to vote

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Electoral Commission, Media Releases, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Last chance to enrol to vote

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Last chance to enrol to vote Voters who aren’t already enrolled need to hurry and enrol by the end of tomorrow, Friday 22 September, to be able to vote in the 2017 General Election.   “Election day is almost here and this is your last chance […]

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No EasyVote pack? You need to enrol now | Media releases

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Electoral Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on No EasyVote pack? You need to enrol now | Media releases

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: No EasyVote pack? You need to enrol now | Media releases Voters who haven’t received their personalised EasyVote pack in the mail by now need to enrol or update their details by this Friday. “EasyVote packs were sent to all enrolled New Zealanders last week,” […]

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No EasyVote pack? You need to enrol now

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Electoral Commission, Media Releases, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on No EasyVote pack? You need to enrol now

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Release/Statement Headline: No EasyVote pack? You need to enrol now Voters who haven’t received their personalised EasyVote pack in the mail by now need to enrol or update their details by this Friday. “EasyVote packs were sent to all enrolled New Zealanders last week,” says Chief Electoral Officer […]

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Advance voting starts on Monday | Media releases

By   /  September 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Electoral Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Advance voting starts on Monday | Media releases

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Advance voting starts on Monday | Media releases Voting in the 2017 General Election kicks off in earnest on Monday 11 September when advance voting places open, and will go through until election day on Saturday 23 September. The first EasyVote packs will start arriving […]

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Advance voting starts on Monday

By   /  September 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Electoral Commission, Media Releases, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Advance voting starts on Monday

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Advance voting starts on Monday Voting in the 2017 General Election kicks off in earnest on Monday 11 September when advance voting places open, and will go through until election day on Saturday 23 September. The first EasyVote packs will start arriving in voters’ letter boxes […]

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Overseas voting starts today

By   /  September 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Electoral Commission, Media Releases, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Overseas voting starts today

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Overseas voting starts today New Zealanders who are overseas can vote from today in the 2017 General Election. “Being out of the country doesn’t mean you have to miss out on voting and having your say in the election,” says Alicia Wright, Chief Electoral Officer.   […]

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Tools and resources to get all New Zealand voting

By   /  September 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Electoral Commission, Media Releases, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Tools and resources to get all New Zealand voting

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Tools and resources to get all New Zealand voting It’s a big job mobilising 3.5 million people to take part in the election, and the Electoral Commission is calling on New Zealanders to help spread the word about the importance of enrolling and voting. “Taking part […]

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Party and candidate lists for 2017 election | Media releases

By   /  August 30, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Electoral Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Party and candidate lists for 2017 election | Media releases

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Party and candidate lists for 2017 election | Media releases 16 registered political parties and 534 candidates will be contesting the 2017 General Election. Nominations have now closed and the Electoral Commission has released the electorate and party list candidates for 2017.  Advance voting and […]

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Party and candidate lists for 2017 election

By   /  August 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Electoral Commission, Media Releases, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Party and candidate lists for 2017 election

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Party and candidate lists for 2017 election 16 registered political parties and 534 candidates will be contesting the 2017 General Election. Nominations have now closed and the Electoral Commission has released the electorate and party list candidates for 2017.  Advance voting and election day voting place […]

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Statement on Campaign for Change

By   /  August 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Electoral Commission, News items, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Statement on Campaign for Change

MIL OSI – Source: Electoral Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Statement on Campaign for Change The Electoral Commission says funds spent on the Campaign for Change were candidate donations and will need to be declared in candidate returns after the election. On 28 June 2017 the Electoral Commission received a complaint from David Farrar regarding the […]

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