Local body elections were held on 12 October 2019 for:
- Election of Mayor
- Election of 8 Councillors
The 2019 Local body elections include Chatham Islands Council, and the Canterbury District Health Board.
Key dates for the 2019 elections
|Key dates||What's happening|
|From 17 July||Elections will be advertised and nominations called|
|19 July||Nominations open|
|16 August||Nominations close at midday|
|20 September||Voter packs mailed to electors. Voting opens|
|12 October||Voting closes at midday|
|17 October||Official result released|
|From 17 October||Official result advertised.|
2019 election results
Mayor (one vacancy)
|Mayor (one vacancy)||Votes received|
|DAY, Keri Lea||41|
Monique CROON is declared elected.
Council (eight vacancies)
|Council (eight vacancies)||Votes received|
|GREGORY-HUNT Celine (Bubbles)||210|
|JOYCE, Richard Steven||206|
|DAY, Keri Lea||180|
|RYAN, Nigel Clancy||167|
Celine (Bubbles) GREGORY-HUNT, Richard Steven JOYCE, Oscar NILSSON, Keri Lea DAY, Graeme HOARE, Jason SEYMOUR, Amanda SEYMOUR and Greg HORLER are declared elected.
Dated this 14th day of October 2019 at Chatham Islands.
As of 9 October 2019, 3.30pm
Find out who has been nominated(external link) for the Chatham Islands Council 2019 Triennial Elections.
Information for Candidates
If you are standing as a candidate in this year’s council elections read the candidate information booklet for the 2019 election [PDF, 1.3 MB].