Timetable - Whangārei Urban by-election

Key dates

Tuesday 24 November 2020 Public notice of By-Election and Inspection of Electoral Roll [Sec 42, 52, LEA] LEA = Local Electoral Act 2001
Tuesday 24 November 2020

Nominations open

Roll open for inspection [Sec 42, LEA]

Thursday 17 December 2020 Election signs may be erected (from 12.01am) [Election Signs Bylaw]
Tuesday 22 December 2020

Nominations close (12 noon)

Roll closes [Sec 42, LEA]

Thursday 24 December 2020 Public notice of Day of By-Election [Sec 65, LEA]
Tuesday 26 January 2021 Delivery of voting documents
Tuesday 26 January 2021

Progressive roll scrutiny [Sec 83, LEA]

Special voting period

Early processing

Tuesday 16 February 2021 Appointment of scrutineers (by 12 noon) [Sec 68, LEA]
Tuesday 16 February 2021 Election signs must be removed (by midnight) [Election Signs Bylaw]
Wednesday 17 February 2021

By-Election Day [Sec 10, LEA]

Voting closes 12 noon – counting commences [Sec 84, LEA]

Preliminary results available as soon as practicable after close of voting [Sec 85, LEA]

Official declaration [Sec 86, LEA]

Friday 19 February 2021 Declaration/public notice of results [Sec 86, LEA]
by Thursday 15 April 2021 Return of election expenses and donations form [Sec 112A, LEA]