Glenda Barratt wins with 606 votes, a previous sitting councillor.
Only 3282 votes cast, which represented 24.1% of the vote.
No doubt COVID DELTA lockdown had a impact on peoples interest in local by election, and the ability of prospective councillors to walk the talk.
Final results below:
Hutt City Central Ward councillor (1 vacancy)
|Family name||First name(s)||Affiliation||Votes received|
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Glenda BARRATT is declared elected.
The voter return was 24.15%, being 3282 votes.
Henry Clayton (who ran third) candidate, is encouraging all voters to support single transferable vote (STV) at the referendum to be held with the full Hutt City Council elections in October 2022.