Auckland local elections, 2013

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Auckland local elections, 2013

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All 20 seats of the Governing body of the Auckland Council

  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Communities & Residents Labour City Vision
Last election 5 seats, 22.93% 2 seats, 4.82% 1 seat, 3.92%
Seats won 3 2 1
Seat change Decrease2 Steady0 Steady0
Popular vote 47,833 43,095 26,725
Percentage 10.59% 9.54% 5.92%
Swing Decrease12.34 Increase4.72% Increase2.00%

The Auckland local elections, 2013 took place between 20 September and 12 October and were conducted by postal vote. The elections were the second since the merger of seven councils into the Auckland Council, composed of the mayor, 20 members of the Council, and 149 members of 21 Local Boards. Twenty-one district health board members and 41 licensing trust members were also elected. The previous elections were in 2010. Early (not final) voting figures are below. The overall effect of the election was a shift of the Auckland Council to the right.[1]

2013 Auckland Council Election Results

Mayoral election[edit]

Incumbent Len Brown was re-elected.[2][3]

Auckland Mayor[edit]

Auckland mayoral election, 2013[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Len Brown 164,338 47.78 -1.46
Independent John Palino 108,928 31.67
Affordable Auckland Stephen Berry 13,650 3.97
Independent Penny Bright 11,723 3.41 +2.85
Mana John Minto 11,591 3.37
Independent Uesifili Unasa 8,040 2.34
Working for the Homeless Wayne Young 3,943 1.15 +1.03
Independent Reuben Shadbolt 3,152 0.92
None Paul Duffy 3,083 0.90
Christians Against Abortion Phil O'Connor 3,032 0.88 +0.61
Independent Emmett Hussey 2,974 0.86
Independent Susanna Susara Kruger 2,173 0.63
None Matthew Goode 2,116 0.62
Roads First David Willmott 1,647 0.48 +0.37
None Jesse Butler 1,465 0.43
None Tricia Cheel 1,214 0.35
Communist League Annalucia Vermunt 856 0.25 +0.16
Majority 55,410 16.11 +2.44
Total valid votes 343,925 99.54
Informal votes 1,584 0.46
Turnout 345,509 34.72 -15.45
Registered electors 995,206

Council ward elections[edit]

20 members were elected to governing body of the Auckland Council across thirteen wards.[6][7][8]

Rodney (1)[edit]

Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
Independent Penny Webster 8587
Independent Steven Robert Garner 5616
Informal/blank 1101

Albany (2)[edit]

Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
Putting People First Wayne Walker 13918
Putting People First John Watson 12936
Independent Lisa Whyte 11646
Independent Julia Parfitt 11075
Independent Brent Robinson 7782
Independent Mary-Anne Benson-Cooper 3967
Independent Kevin Moorhead 3480
Independent Tricia Cheel 1728
Informal/blank 2715

North Shore (2)[edit]

Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
Taking The Shore Forward Chris Darby 14802
Fair Deal For Shore George Wood 14086
Independent Ann Hartley 13072
Team of Independents Grant Gillon 12273
Fair Deal For Shore Joseph Bergin 9515
Independent Calum Macpherson 4749
Informal/blank 1239

Waitakere (2)[edit]

Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
West At Heart Penny Hulse 19498
Independent Linda Cooper 11437
Independent Christine Rose 9877
Independent Brian Neeson 8964
Affordable Auckland Peter Chan 7413
Independent Jason Woolston 3500
Mana Douglas Robertson 2067
Independent Allan Fazakerley 1932
Informal/blank 1356

Waitemata & Gulf (1)[edit]

Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
Independent Mike Lee 8886
Independent Greg Moyle 4061
Independent Rob Thomas 3155
Affordable Auckland Stephen Berry 1435
Independent Charlotte Fisher 1055
Independent Aleksandar Zivaljevic 398
Informal/blank 1578

Whau (1)[edit]

Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
Labour Ross Clow 6227
Independent Noelene Raffills 6176
Community First Duncan MacDonald 3843
Informal/blank 1325

Albert-Eden-Roskill (2)[edit]

Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
Communities & Residents Christine Fletcher 17939
City Vision Cathy Casey 16545
Communities & Residents Nigel Turnbull 13233
City Vision Peter Haynes 10180
Liveable Communities Phil Chase 5995
Transparency New Zealand Grace Haden 4021
Informal/blank 1937

Maungakiekie-Tamaki (1)[edit]

Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
Communities & Residents Denise Krum 8483
Labour Richard Northey 7585
Informal/blank 998


Manukau (2)[edit]

Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
Labour Alf Filipaina 17441
Independent Arthur Anae 12961
Labour Tunumafono Ava Fa'amoe 11842
Mana Roger Fowler 4213
Independent Avtar Hans 3679
Mana Joe Trinder 2192
Communist League Baskaran Appu 1154
Informal/blank 1385

Manurewa-Papakura (2)[edit]

Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
Independent for Manurewa-Papakura John Walker 15577
Independent for Manurewa-Papakura Calum Penrose 13696
Team South Colleen Brown 10331
Team South Peter Goldsmith 5205
Mana James Papali'i 2537
Mana Barry Tumai 1644
Informal/blank 787

Franklin (1)[edit]

Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
Team Franklin C&R Bill Cashmore 8178
Independent Lynn Murphy 4295
Affordable Auckland Niko Kloeten 3727
Informal/blank 843

Orakei (1)[edit]

Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
Independent Cameron Brewer elected unopposed

Howick (2)[edit]

Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
Independent Dick Quax elected unopposed
Independent Sharon Stewart elected unopposed

Licensing trust elections[edit]

Birkenhead Licensing Trust (6)[edit]

Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
Independent Bill Plunkett 4565
Team of Independents Paula Gillion 4410
Independent Marilyn Nicholls 4285
Independent Stuart Wier 4119
Kaipatiki Voice Scott Espie 3886
Shane Prince 3458
Independent Merv Adair 3122

Mt Wellington Licensing Trust (6)[edit]

Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
Labour Leila Boyle 4368
Labour Alan Verrall 4145
Labour Mike Murray 4067
Labour Jenifer Salesa 3683
Labour Mary-Ann De Koort 3648
Labour Denise Eggers 3506
Independent Leanne Margaret Cross 2400
Independent Bryan Mockridge 2224
Independent Jocelyn Calvert 2158

Portage Licensing Trust[edit]

Ward No 1 – Auckland City (3)[edit]

Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
City Vision Catherine Farmer 4163
Community First Duncan Macdonald 4105
Community Independents Kathryn Davie 3362
City Vision Loraine Wilson 3353
City Vision Margi Watson 3200
Community Independents Paul Davie 2758
Community First Raj Mitra 2531
Community First Gordon Gibbons 2321
Community Independents Manilal Patel 1377
Independent Alan John Thompson 1148

Ward No 2 – New Lynn (2)[edit]

Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
Community First Graeme Elison Elected Unopposed
Independents Sandy Taylor Elected Unopposed

Ward No 3 – Glen Eden (2)[edit]

Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
Progressive Independents Janet Clews 1459
Future West Neil Henderson 1392
Independent Gayle Marshall 1347
Future West Jack Henderson 1064

Ward No 4 – Titirangi / Green Bay (2)[edit]

Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
Independent Ross Clow 2917
Future West Greg Presland 2724
Independent Tracy Mulholland 1838
West Wards Linda Potauaine 1336
Jason Woolston 1246
Independent Tenna Speedy 971
Community First Tam Canter-Visscher 783

Ward No 5 – Kelston West (1)[edit]

Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
Labour Ami Chand Elected Unopposed

Waitakere Licensing Trust[edit]

Ward No 1 – Te Atatu (2)[edit]
Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
Independent Ross Dallow 2906
John Tamihere 2335
Independent Tracy Kirkley 2309
Labour Cheryl Brown-Talamaivao 1940
Wayne Bainbridge 1638
Independent Bob Stanic 1530
Independent Elizabeth Grimmer 1464
Ward No 2 –Lincoln (3)[edit]
Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
Independent Linda Cooper 8563
Independent Warren William Flaunty 7311
Independent Brian Neeson 7181
West Wards Mahendra Sharma 2991
Ward No 3 – Waitakere (1)[edit]
Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
Future West Steve Tollestrup 1428
Totally Independent Judy Lawley 1421
Independent Paul Mitchell 1090
Independent Mark Bellingham 798
Independent Heather Tanguay 272
Ward No 4 – Henderson (1)[edit]
Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
Independent Assid Corban Elected Unopposed

Wiri Licensing Trust (6)[edit]

Affiliation (if any) Name Votes
Manurewa Action Team Ken Penney 9606
Manurewa Action Team Grant Dalton 9153
Manurewa Action Team Stella Cattle 8327
Manurewa Action Team Duncan White 7919
Manurewa Action Team Rangi Maclean 7855
Independent Alan Johnson 7350
Independent Mote Pahulu 4897

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Auckland 'our only world class city'". Stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 2015-09-05.
  2. ^ "'Humbled' Brown back for Auckland". The New Zealand Herald. 12 October 2013. Retrieved 12 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Auckland Council Mayor -- Final result" (PDF). Auckland Council. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  4. ^ "2013 election results" (PDF). Auckland Council. Retrieved 1 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Voting Document Returns – 2013 Elections" (PDF). Auckland Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-06-01. Retrieved 1 June 2015.
  6. ^ "Election results: Around the country". The New Zealand Herald.
  7. ^ "Untitled" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 January 2015. Retrieved 14 September 2014.
  8. ^ "About Local Body Elections : SOLGM". Vote.co.nz. 2014-10-01. Retrieved 2015-09-05.

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