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Organization : Electoral Commission
Facility : General Election on 23rd September, 2017
Country : New Zealand

Website : http://www.elections.org.nz/events/2017-general-election

General Election :

To make it as easy as possible to vote in the general election, make sure that you are correctly enrolled now. Only those who are enrolled can vote in the general election.

Related : MT Albert By-Election Final Result New Zealand Electoral Commission : www.electionin.org/1902.html

You must enrol if you :
** are 18 years or older, and
** are a New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident of New Zealand, and
** have lived in New Zealand for more than one year continuously at some time in your life.

For the purposes of enrolling to vote, a permanent resident is someone who does not have to leave New Zealand by a set date. You need to update your enrolment details whenever you move house or change your name.

Enrol, check or update your details now
If you’re 17 years old, you can provisionally enrol by filling in an enrolment form. When you turn 18 you’ll be automatically enrolled and you’ll be ready to vote.

Election Tima table :

Wednesday 1 February Prime Minister announces dates for 2017 general election
Friday 23 June Regulated period for election advertising expenses begins
Monday 26 June Launch of enrolment campaign
Tuesday 22 August Dissolution of Parliament
Wednesday 23 August Writ Day
Governor General issues formal direction to the Electoral Commission to hold the election.
Thursday 24 August Nominations open for individual electorate candidates.
Tuesday 29 August
Noon
Nominations close for individual electorate candidates.
Wednesday 6 September Overseas Voting starts
Monday 11 September Advance Voting starts
Friday 22 September Advance Voting ends
Last day to enrol for the election.
Friday 22 September
Midnight
Regulated period ends
All election advertising must end and election signs must be taken down
Saturday 23 September Election Day
Polling places open from 9.00am to 7.00pm.

Election Night
Preliminary results released progressively from 7.00pm on
official Website

Saturday 7 October Official results for general election declared
(including special declaration votes)

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