A by-election for an extraordinary vacancy for one member from the Mt Herbert Subdivision of the Banks Peninsula Community Board will be held on Tuesday 18 February 2020.

Nominations open on Monday 25 November 2019 and close at midday on Monday 23 December.

The by-election will be conducted by postal vote using the First Past the Post voting electoral system, under the provisions of the Local Electoral Act 2001 and Local Electoral Regulations 2019.

If you are thinking about standing as a candidate you can check out useful information for candidates(external link). You can also read the 2019 Candidate Information Booklet here [PDF, 30 MB].

The Electoral Officer for this by-election is Jo Daly at the Christchurch City Council. Jo can be contacted by phone on 03 941 8581 or 027 236 9052 or email at jo.daly@ccc.govt.nz.

Key dates

Date Action
Monday 25 November 2019 Nominations open, electoral roll opens
Noon on Monday 23 December 2019 Nominations close, electoral roll closes
Monday 27 January 2020 Voting opens, voting documents start being delivered
Tuesday 18 February 2020 Election day (voting closes at noon), progress results released
Wednesday 19 February 2020 Preliminary results released
Monday 24 February 2020 Public notice of final results