2019 Christchurch mayoral election

The 2019 Christchurch mayoral election was part of the New Zealand local elections on 12 October 2019.[1]

2019 Christchurch mayoral election
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Turnout42.29%
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Candidate Lianne Dalziel Darryll Park
Party Independent Independent
Popular vote 48,400 30,086
Percentage 47.43 29.48

Mayor before election

Lianne Dalziel

Elected Mayor

Lianne Dalziel

CandidatesEdit

ConfirmedEdit

  • Blair Anderson (Another Mildgreen Initiative), perennial candidate and former deputy leader of the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party[2]
  • J T Anderson[3]
  • Lianne Dalziel (Best for Christchurch), incumbent mayor[4]
  • Jim Glass (Independent)[3]
  • Tubby Hansen (Economic Euthenic's), perennial candidate who first stood in 1971[3][5]
  • Robin McCarthy (Independent)[3]
  • Stephen McPaike, social housing tenant[6]
  • Sam Park[3]
  • John Minto (Keep Our Assets Canterbury), activist and 2016 candidate[7]
  • Darryll Park (Independent Move Otautahi Christchurch Forward), hospitality business proprietor[8]
  • Adrian-Cosmin Schönborn (Independent), telecommunications technician[6]
  • Peter Wakeman (STOP Trashing Our Planet)[3]
  • Aaron White (Independent)[3]

DeclinedEdit

ResultsEdit

2019 Christchurch mayoral election[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Best for Christchurch Lianne Dalziel 48,400 47.43 −36.43
Independent Move Christchurch Forward Darryll Park 30,086 29.48
Keep Our Assets Canterbury John Minto 9,827 9.63 −4.94
J.T. Anderson 5,183 5.07
Independent Adrian-Cosmin Schonborn 2,229 2.18
Independent Robin McCarthy 1,209 1.18
Stephen McPaike 1,101 1.07
Sam Park 1,053 1.03
STOP Trashing Our Planet Peter Wakeman 815 0.79
Another Mildgreen Initiative Blair Anderson 729 0.71
Independent Aaron White 547 0.53
Independent Jim Glass 542 0.53
Economic Euthenic's Tubby Hansen 308 0.30 −1.27
Majority
Total valid votes
Informal votes 212
Turnout 102,029
Registered electors 241,210

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "About your 2019 local elections". 20 November 2018. Retrieved 20 November 2018.
  2. ^ Day, Louis (27 June 2019). "Gough yet to make decision". The Star. p. 8. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "Nominations for Christchurch City Council 2019 Triennial Elections". Christchurch City Council. 16 August 2019. Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel intends to stand for a third term". Radio New Zealand. 13 December 2018. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Figures Tell The Story". The Press. Vol. CXI, no. 32734. 13 October 1971. p. 1.
  6. ^ a b "Lianne Dalziel confirms bid for third term as Christchurch mayor". Radio New Zealand. 31 July 2019. Retrieved 31 July 2019.
  7. ^ "John Minto puts hand up for new tilt at Christchurch mayoralty". The Press. 6 August 2019. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  8. ^ van Beynen, Martin (6 August 2019). "Anti-Tour campaigner, Fat Eddie's owner join battle for Christchurch mayoralty". Stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  9. ^ Dominic, Harris (28 February 2019). "Nicky Wagner rules out run against Lianne Daziel for Christchurch mayoralty". Radio New Zealand. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  10. ^ "Christchurch City Council – 2019 Triennial Elections – Preliminary Result" (PDF). Christchurch City Council. Retrieved 14 October 2019.