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MT Albert By-Election :
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MT Albert By-Election :

Time Table :
The timetable for the Mt Albert by-election is as follows:
Monday 19 December :
Mt Albert electorate by-election dates formally announced

Related : Electoral Commission New Zealand Eligibility to Vote :

Thursday 5 January :
Regulated period for election expenses starts day after notice of vacancy published.

Wednesday 25 January :
Writ Day:
Governor General issues writ directing the Electoral Commission to hold the Mt Albert by-election.
Electoral Rolls close for printing.
Voters enrolled after this date cast a special declaration vote.

Thursday 26 January : Nominations open for candidates in the Mt Albert by-election
Wednesday 1 : February Noon Deadline
Nominations close for candidates in the Mt Albert by-election

Wednesday 1 February 4.00pm target :
Mt Albert by-election candidates announced by the Electoral Commission.
Voting place and advance voting place details available.
Ballot paper printing starts.

Wednesday 8 February : Overseas voting starts
Monday 13 February :
Advance voting starts
Easyvote packs start arriving with voters

Friday 24 February :
Last day to enrol

Friday 24 February :
All political advertising ceases and election signs taken down by midnight

Saturday 25 February :
Election day for Mt Albert By-election
Voting places open from 9.00am to 7.00pm

Saturday 25 February :
Preliminary Results progressively available from 7pm on
Targets for release are:
by 7.30pm all advance vote results
by 9.00pm results from 50% of voting places
by 10.00pm results from 100% of voting places.
These are targets not guarantees.

Wednesday 8 March :
Official Results declared (including special declaration and overseas votes)
Monday 13 March :
Deadline for applications for judicial recount
Tuesday 14 March :
Return of Writ by Electoral Commission naming successful candidate (presuming no recount)
Thursday 8 June :
Deadline for Returns of Candidate Election Expenses and Donations to Electoral Commission

Get ready for the Mt Albert by-election :
You need to be enrolled to vote in the Mt Albert by-election.
Only those who are enrolled in the Mt Albert general electorate before election day can vote in the by-election.

To enrol and vote in the Mt Albert by-election, you must:
** have lived within the Mt Albert electorate for more than one month
** be 18 years of age or older, and
** have lived in New Zealand for more than one year continuously at some time in your life, and
** be a New Zealand citizen, or
** be a permanent resident of New Zealand.

** Everyone correctly enrolled by Wednesday 25 January will be sent an EasyVote information pack in the mail.
** The pack includes your personal EasyVote card and all the information you need to vote.
** If you enrol after this date, you can still vote, but you won’t get an EasyVote card.
** You can enrol right up until the Friday before election day, but not on election day itself.

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