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Local elections 2013

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Local elections 2013

Please find below voter turnout statistics from the 2013 local authority elections.

The figures are broken down into metro, rural and provincial areas. 

As anticipated, total voter turnout has declined in 2013 and the national voter turnout is 41.3 per cent.

For election results in your area, please visit vote.co.nz or your local council website.

Local Authority Elections Statistics

As at 9.30am Wednesday 23 October 2013

The total national voter turnout is 41.3 per cent.

Total returns - national averages 2010 2013 % change
Metro 45% 40% -5%
Provincial 50% 47% -3%
Rural 54% 49% -5%


  

Sector type graph3

 

Total Returns METRO 2010 2013 % Change
Auckland  51% 36% -15%
Christchurch City  52% 43% -9%
Dunedin City 53% 43% -10%
Hamilton City 38% 38% 0%
Hutt City Council 40% 37% -3%
Nelson City 52% 51% -1%
Palmerston North City  43% 39% -4%
Porirua City 39% 37% -2%
Tauranga City 44% 38% -6%
Upper Hutt City 44% 41% -3%
Wellington City 40% 42% 2%
AVERAGE 45% 40% -5%

 


metro returns 2013 vs 2 

Total Returns PROVINCIAL 2010 2013 % Change
Ashburton District  59% 49% -10%
Far North District 47% 49% 2%
Gisborne District 55% 48% -7%
Hastings District 44% 45% 1%
Horowhenua District 52% 53% 1%
Invercargill City 60% 47% -13%
Kapiti Coast District 49% 51% 2%
Manawatu District 46% 40% -6%
Marlborough District 57% 55% -2%
Masterton District 54% 49% -5%
Matamata-Piako District 42% 45% 3%
Napier City 45% 48% 3%
New Plymouth District 58% 51% -7%
Queenstown-Lakes District 51% 46% -5%
Rotorua District 43% 43% 0%
Selwyn District 44% 43% -1%
South Taranaki District 45% 46% +1%
Southland District 39% 46% 7%
Tasman District 51% 49% -2%
Taupo District 55% 48% -7%
Thames-Coromandel District 61% 48% -13%
Timaru District 59% 51% -8%
Waikato District 34% 31% -3%
Waimakariri District 42% 35% -7%
Waipa District 42% 39% -3%
Waitaki District 59% 57% -2%
Wanganui District 60% 59% -1%
Western Bay of Plenty District 39% 38% -1%
Whakatane District 56% 49% -7%
Whangarei District 49% 48% -1%
AVERAGE 50% 47% -3%

 


provincial returns 2013 vs 3  

 

 

Total Returns RURAL 2010 (%) 2013 (%) % Change
Buller District 62% 56% -6%
Carterton District 57% 46% -11%
Central Hawke’s Bay District 56% 55% -1%
Central Otago District 58% 52% -6%
Chatham Islands 72% 55% -17%
Clutha District 63% 51% -12%
Gore District 51% 42% -9%
Grey District 48% 44% -4%
Hauraki District 43% 40% -3%
Hurunui District 55% 31% -24%
Kaikoura District 66% 58% -8%
Kaipara District 53% 33% -20%
Kawerau District 50% 48% -2%
Mackenzie District 66% 62% -4%
Opotiki District 56% 47% -9%
Otorohanga District 36% 47% 11%
Rangitikei District 47% 49% 2%
Ruapehu District 44% 47% 3%
South Waikato District 39% 45% 6%
South Wairarapa District 52% 40% -12%
Stratford District 45% 48% 3%
Tararua District 55% 50% -5%
Waimate District 56% 55% -1%
Wairoa District 57% 62% 5%
Waitomo District 49% 44% -5%
Westland District 62% 63% 1%
AVERAGE 54% 49% -5%

 


rural returns 2013 vs 3 

 

 

Date updated: 18 April 2016

Topics: Election