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Tasman 2016 Progressive Election Results

Published: Sat 8 Oct 2016 01:30 PM
Tasman 2016 Progressive Election Results
Progressive results for the Tasman District Council Local Body Elections as at 1.00pm 8 October 2016.
The voter return was 46.13% (16,957 votes), excluding voting papers in transit to the processing centre and special votes.
This result is based upon the counting of approximately 98% of the returned voting papers. The progress result does not include some special votes and voting papers returned today that are still in transit to the processing centre. The outcome of these elections may change once all voting papers have been counted.
Mayor, Tasman District
CandidateNumber of Votes
Maxwell Clark 4608
Richard Kempthorne 6192
Kit Maling 5304
Informal 22
Blank Voting Papers 448
Richmond Ward Councillor (Four members)
CandidateNumber of Votes
Murray Dawson 1533
Dennis Gibbs 1013
Mark Greening 2328
Michael Higgins 2206
Wayne Mackey 1886
Kit Maling 2801
Trevor Tuffnell 3070
Dana Wensley 3050
Informal 9
Blank Voting Papers 173
Moutere/Waimea Ward Councillor (Three members)
CandidateNumber of Votes
Andrew Gould 1341
Tim King 2458
Dean McNamara 1835
Richard Osmaston 639
Graeme Stradling 1660
Anne Turley 2255
Gary Watson 927
Informal 6
Blank Voting Papers 149
Motueka Ward Councillor (Three members)
CandidateNumber of Votes
Peter Canton 2110
Barry Dowler 1855
Paul Hawkes 1920
Martin Lucas 1302
David Ogilvie 2162
Informal 8
Blank Voting Papers 96
Golden Bay Ward Councillor (Two members)
CandidateNumber of Votes
Sue Brown 1000
Richard Cox 207
Brian Ensor 681
Bryony Pearson 620
Paul Sangster 993
Reg Turner 291
Informal 6
Blank Voting Papers 29
Candidates Elected Unopposed
There were three elections where there was no need for an election as the nominations for the roles equaled the number of seats therefore the candidates are deemed to be elected unopposed.
Lakes/Murchison Ward Councillor (One member)
Stuart Bryant
Motueka Community Board (Four members)
Paul Hawkes
Richard Horrell
Claire Hutt
Brent Maru
Golden Bay Community Board (Four members)
Lynne Ensor
Dave Gowland
Grant Knowles
Abbie Langford
About these Results
Progressive results are the results from the first of three counts.
The progressive votes are those counted by the closing time. They are usually released within two hours of the polls closing.
The second count yields the preliminary results - this is the count including those cast on the final day but counted after closing time including special votes. Usually released within five hours of the polls closing.
The third count yields the final results and includes all votes received. Usually released in the week following the polls closing.

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