Election results 2016: four new Councillors

Invercargill’s voters have re-elected Tim Shadbolt to serve an eighth term as Mayor. He won the Mayoralty with 11,590 votes from candidates Tom Conroy (6,109 votes) and Karen Arnold (3,193 votes).

Four new Councillors have been elected: Toni Biddle, Alex Crackett, Lesley Soper and Allan Arnold.

Invercargill City Council Electoral Officer Graham Low said 21,378 votes were received which represents a voter return percentage of 54.9%.

The inaugural Council meeting will be held in the Council Chamber on October 26 at 4pm. The first meeting for the unchanged Bluff Community Board will be held at the Bluff Municipal Chambers on October 31 at 7pm. The final results:

 

 

Invercargill City Mayoralty (1 vacancy)

SHADBOLT, Tim 11,618

CONROY, Tom 6,118
ARNOLD, Karen 3,198

BLANK 431
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 Invercargill City Council (12 vacancies)

LUDLOW, Darren                                            9,666
ESLER, Lloyd                                             9,573
BIDDLE, Toni                                              9,544
AMUNDSEN, Rebecca                                           8,547
LEWIS, Graham                                            8,136
CRACKETT, Alex                                              7,846
ARNOLD, Karen                                             7,793
SOPER, Lesley                                            7,632
POTTINGER, Ian                                               7,162
ARNOLD, Allan                                             7,142
THOMAS, Lindsay                                           6,949
ABBOTT, Lindsay                                            6,153
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SYCAMORE, Graham6,147
BONIFACE, Neil6,133
KETT, Peter5,936
LEYS, Andrew5,808
TURNBULL, Jon5,276
SURENDRAN, Rochelle5,058
ROHAN, Dave4,967
CHERRINGTON, Mata4,577
DOW, Lindsay4,528
KENNEDY, Dave4,382
McEWAN, Wayne3,752
PLEASANCE, Shane3,720
THWAITES, Regan3,647
THOMAS, Neil Leonard3,526
HALLIGAN-VAN RIEL, Rosie3,307
HEENAN, Carl E3,082
FOWLER, Kylie3,054
FRASER, Brent2,673
TRIBE, Rodney2,591
CHERNISHOV, Stevey2,261
SANFORD, Mike1,346
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Invercargill Licensing Trust Board (6 vacancies)

O’BRIEN, Paddy 11,146
PRENTICE, Suzanne 10,559
MIKA, Mike 10,472
NEWELL, Angela Mary 8,912
DENNIS, Alan 7,805
BELLEW, Sean 6,747

YOUNG, John Norman Philip 6,580
DOWLING, Tom 5,080
HEENAN, Carl E 3,247

BLANK 896
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