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Mt Albert by-election date announced

Published: Mon 20 Apr 2009 05:05 PM
Hon John Key
Prime Minister
20 April 2009 Media Release
Mt Albert by-election date announced
The by-election for the vacant seat of Mt Albert will take place on Saturday 13 June, Prime Minister John Key announced today.
“The resignation of Labour MP Helen Clark has created this vacancy, which was gazetted this morning,” says Mr Key.
“Accordingly it is appropriate to set a date for the by-election. I have taken the advice of the Chief Electoral Officer on this matter.
“I have been advised that with the election date of June 13, Writ Day will be Monday, 11 May. The last date for candidate nominations to be received will be Tuesday, 19 May, and the last day for the return of the Writ will be Tuesday, 30 June.”
ENDS

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