2019 Elections

What's happening?​

Local Body Elections happen every three years.  2019 is an election year.  The voting period will begin on 20 September 2019 and close on 12 October 2019. 

Thinking about standing as a Candidate?

Stand as a candidate and help us shape the future of our city and local communities. Nominations will open on 19 July 2019.

Enrolling to Vote/Voting

Have your say and vote for your preferred candidates but first make sure you're enrolled to vote on the parliamentary electoral roll​ ​or register as a ratepayer elector​ if you don't live in Hamilton, but own a property here.

Key Dates

Friday 19 July 2019 (12 noon)Candidate nominations open
Friday 16 August 2019Candidate nominations close
Friday 20 September 2019Posting voting period opens
Friday 11 October 2019 at noonScrutineer appointment deadline
Saturday 12 October 2019 at noonElection day and progressive results
Sunday 13 October 2019Preliminary results
Thursday 17 October - Wednesday 23 October 2019 Declaration of results

Want to find out more?

Key Contacts

If you have any questions around elections, please contact the Electoral Officer or one of the other contacts below

Electoral Officer

Dale Ofsoske, Election Services
PO Box 5135, Wesley Street
Auckland 1141
09 973 5212
dale.ofsoske@electionservices.co.nz
electionservices.co.nz

Deputy Electoral Officer

Lee-Ann Jordan
elections@hcc.govt.nz
07 838 6772

Elections Manager

Becca Brooke
elections@hcc.govt.nz
07 838 6439

2016 Election Results

You can find the results from the 2016 Election here.

Page reviewed: 20 Mar 2019 8:27am