1998 Christchurch mayoral election

The 1998 Christchurch mayoral election was part of the New Zealand local elections of that year. Garry Moore of the centre-left Christchurch 2021 ticket was elected over thirteen other candidates, and replaced Vicki Buck as Mayor.

1998 Christchurch mayoral election
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Candidate Garry Moore Morgan Fahey Margaret Murray
Party Christchurch 2021 Independent Citizens
Popular vote 37,377 29,321 15,444
Percentage 31.90 25.03 13.18

Mayor before election

Vicki Buck

Elected Mayor

Garry Moore

ResultsEdit

The final results were as follows[1]

1998 Christchurch mayoral election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Christchurch 2021 Garry Moore 37,377 31.90
Independent Morgan Fahey 29,321 25.03
Citizens Margaret Murray 15,444 13.18
Independent Gordon Freeman 12,522 10.69
Pick the Berry Team Graham Berry 8,948 7.64
Making it Happen For You Derek Anderson 6,205 5.30
Legalise Cannabis Kevin O'Connell 1,517 1.29
Save Assets Spend Wisely Peter Wakeman 904 0.77
Independent Bill Greenwood 776 0.66
Natural Law Carolyn Drake 635 0.54
The Black Lodge Graham Fraser 574 0.49
Communist League Ruth Gray 549 0.47 -0.15
One Nation Paul Telfer 361 0.31 -0.73
Economic Euthenics Tubby Hansen 207 0.18 -0.30
Informal votes 2,050 1.85 -0.07
Majority 8,056 6.87
Turnout 115,340

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