New Zealand General Election

Elections New Zealand is the official election site. It covers everything you need to know about voting, and how the election system works. The 2017 General Election will take place on Saturday 23 September.

Advance voting

Advance voting was available at some libraries and other venues 11-22 September 2017.

No voting will take place in libraries on election day. For voting on election day, Saturday 23 September, see Elections New Zealand's polling place map

Information for Christchurch voters

Elections information

Each electorate has an official profile which includes the previous election results, statistical profiles and maps.

MPs in Parliament lists current MPs with their political biographies and contact details.

The Elections New Zealand website features information in different languages.

Electoral rolls and voting

Individuals can check their personal enrolment details online, however the full electoral rolls are not available to view online.

Results

The New Zealand election results website publishes the results of elections, by-elections, and referendum.

Election photographs

Clerks sort through the ballots before drawing the first ballot in the General Election of 1914
Clerks sort through the ballots before drawing the first ballot in the General Election of 1914 [1914], CCL PhotoCD 13, IMG0098
A portion of the crowd awaiting the result of the 1919 election, the results being displayed by lantern on a board in Christchurch
A portion of the crowd awaiting the result of the 1919 election, the results being displayed by lantern on a board in Christchurch [1919], CCL PhotoCD 14 IMG0064

See also

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