On this page you can find the results of the 2021 Hastings by-election, the 2019 elections, and the previous 2016 elections.
A by-election was required to fill an extraordinary vacancy for the Hastings constituency of the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council. This by-election has arose from the resignation of councillor Rex Graham.
The final result for the by-election that closed at midday on Friday 24 September 2021 is:
Hastings Constituency (1 vacancy)
TAYLOR, Jacqueline 4,928
BELFORD, Tom 3,043
WALDING-KARAITIANA, Joe 2,361
Jacqueline Taylor is declared elected. The voter return was 24.37%, being 10,372 votes.
DECLARATION OF RESULT
In accordance with section 86 of the Local Electoral Act 2001, I hereby declare the final result of the triennial local body election held on Saturday 12th October 2019 conducted under the First Past the Post electoral system following.
|Foley, Will||Sustainable Tomorrow||3592|
|Kuklinski, Tony||The Gardener||1643|
|Blank voting papers||201|
I therefore declare Will FOLEY elected.
|Ormsby, Hinewai||Protecting our waterways||11838|
|Blank voting papers||1178
I therefore declare Hinewai ORMSBY, Neil KIRTON and Martin WILLIAMS elected.
|Foss, Craig||The right balance||6486|
|Gilbertson, Tim||Honest independent||4620|
|Seton, Grant R||Independent||2344|
|Blank voting papers||804
I therefore declare Rick BARKER, Rex GRAHAM and Craig FOSS elected.
|van Beek, Jerf||Independent||4157|
|Blank voting papers||
I therefore declare Jerf VAN BEEK elected.
|Blank voting papers||93|
I therefore declare Charles LAMBERT elected.
Full details of the official results of the election are available on request.
Dated at Napier this 17th day of October 2019.
Hawke's Bay Regional Council
These were the final results for the Regional Council elections held on Saturday 8th October 2016.
|Debbie Hewitt||Leading the way for Central Hawke's Bay||4,200|
|Blank voting documents||204|
Debbie Hewitt was elected in 2016.
The voter return percentage was 62.56%, being 5,939 ordinary votes.
|Blank voting documents||727|
Paul Bailey, Alan Dick and Neil Kirton were elected in 2016.
The voter return percentage was 43.82%, being 18,775 ordinary votes.
|Blank voting documents||803|
Rick Barker, Tom Belford and Rex Graham were elected in 2016.
The voter return percentage was 45.27%, being 17,406 ordinary votes.
|Blank voting documents||838|
Peter Beaven was elected in 2016.
The voter return percentage for the Ngaruroro Constituency within Hastings District was 50.66%, being 7,423 ordinary votes.
|Blank voting documents||193|
Fenton Wilson was elected in 2016.
The voter return percentage was 60.9%, being 3,351 ordinary votes.
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