How to vote - The elections are held by postal vote. If you’re enrolled to vote, your voting papers will be delivered by New Zealand Post from Friday 20 September.
The papers include your voting form, a candidate booklet and a prepaid return envelope.
Read the instructions, fill out the voting paper with your choices, put it in the Freepost envelope provided and put it in the mail.
To make sure your completed vote is received before voting closes, post it no later than 5pm on Tuesday 8 October.
You can also deliver your vote by hand. Completed voting papers can be returned to the Christchurch City Council Civic Offices at 53 Hereford Street, or any open Council library or service centre, before noon on Saturday 12 October.
Anyone who is not able to complete a postal vote independently due to disability is invited to contact the Electoral Officer. The candidate profile booklet can be provided in larger text on request.
It’s not too late to enrol to vote!
If you’re not already on the electoral roll or aren’t sure your details are up to date, you’ll need to enrol or check first. Visit www.vote.nz... call 0800 36 76 56, freetext your name and address to 3676, or visit any PostShop.
If you aren’t on the electoral roll or haven’t received your voting papers by Wednesday 25 September 2019, you may need to cast a special vote to have your say. We can post them to you, or issue them to you from selected Council facilities. Read more here: www.ccc.govt.nz...
To request special voting documents to be posted out you can phone or email the Electoral Officer on 03 941 8681 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Results - Progress results for the election will be available on the Council website, www.ccc.govt.nz... soon after voting closes at noon on Saturday 12 October.
Final results will be available between 18 and 20 October on the Council website and published in The Press.
Any questions? If you have any questions about the elections please contact the Electoral Officer, Jo Daly, by email to email@example.com or phone on 03 941 8581.
Information about the elections is available at: www.ccc.govt.nz...
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