Central Ward By Election Results – Hutt City Council

Brief summary

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 nameFirst name(s)AffiliationVotes received
BarrattGlendaIndependent606
CaswellPhil 33
ClaytonHenryIndependent567
FoxAndrewIndependent69
HiltonAndrea 592
LulichMichaelIndependent528
MonradSimon 161
MorganThomasIndependent75
RichterEvelyn 69
RoperAsh 99
ShahzhadFaranIndependent370
WilsonColinIndependent92
    
Informal  8
Blank Voting Papers  13

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.

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