Local body voting for Horizons Regional Council’s Palmerston North constituency closed at 12 noon on Friday and the
final results are now available.
Horizons electoral officer Craig Grant says that the final results available at www.horizons.govt.nz
, include all votes received up until 12 noon Friday 21 September, as well as the special votes placed.
“We can now announce that Jono Naylor is declared elected and will fill the Palmerston North seat with a total of 5,189
votes,” says Mr Grant.
“The Palmerston North by-election has been held due to the passing of the late Cr Pat Kelly over Queen’s Birthday
Weekend earlier this year.
“As the successful candidate, Jono Naylor will be sworn into Council on 9 October 2018.”
The final results are as follows:
FINAL RESULTS OF PALMERSTON NORTH BY-ELECTION – SEPTEMBER 2018
MANAWATU-WHANGANUI REGIONAL COUNCIL
(trading as Horizons Regional Council)
CandidateProgressPreliminaryFinalJono Naylor 5,1375,1825,189Chris Teo-Sherrell 4,8514,9244,951Jack Dowds 4,2764,3374,349Grant Seton
18 informal votes and 49 blank voting papers were received.
The final voter return was 27.47 per cent.
Horizons Regional Council