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11 October 2013

Elections 2013 Final Results

The 2013 local government elections have seen 41.5% of eligible voters have their say on who will be sitting around the Gore District Council table for the next three years. The voter turnout is the lowest in the District's 24 year history.

Gore District Council

Mayoralty

Hicks Tracy * Elected unopposed

District Wide Ward (3 vacancies)

Davis Nicola* 2358
Grant Peter * 2268
Bolger Cliff * 2227
Gardyne John 2065
Informal 3
Blank 181

Waikaka Ward (1 vacancy)

Byars Diane 288
Watt Bevin * 209
Informal 0
Blank 6

Kaiwera Waimumu Ward (1 vacancy)

Sharp Graham Edward Elected unopposed

Gore Ward (5 vacancies)

Grant Doug * 2032
Highsted Bret * 1644
Beale Ralph * 1626
Gover Anne * 1439
Page Graham 1250
Turnbull Laurel 995
Ogg David John 733 
Adam Hore 674
Informal 6
Blank 8

Mataura Ward (1 vacancy)

Dixon Steven Boko * Elected unopposed

Mataura Community Board (5 vacancies)

Cunningham Barbara * Elected unopposed
Duffy Chris * Elected unopposed
Sinclair Linda * Elected unopposed
Taylor Alan * Elected unopposed

By-election to be run to fill remaining vacancy

Mataura Licensing Trust

Ward 1 - Tapanui (1 vacancy)

McAuley Horace * Elected unopposed

Ward 2 - Gore (3 vacancies)

Burgess Bryan Elected unopposed
Byrne Alan * Elected unopposed
Rankin Jeff * Elected unopposed

Ward 3 - Mataura (1 vacancy)

Murray Brendon (Moe) Elected unopposed

Ward 4 - Rural (1 vacancy)

MacKay Barbara * 385
Jones Susan 317
Informal
Blank 36

Ward 5 - Edendale (1 vacancy)

Cunningham Jeannine * Elected unopposed

Ward 6 - Wyndham (1 vacancy)

McAllister Jim * Elected unopposed

Ward 7 - Tokanui (1 vacancy)

Lyders Todd * Elected unopposed

* denotes sitting member

Overall voter return 41.5%

Gore District Council 29 Bowler Avenue Gore P: 03 209 0330 E: info@goredc.govt.nz