The next triennial Local Body Elections will be held in 2022
There will be a Representation Review for Invercargill City in 2021 conducted under the Local Electoral Act 2001. This will determine what the elections will be for in 2022 follow this link to find out more and how you can be involved.
The question of a Maori ward will be addressed as part of the Representation Review. Please follow the above link for more information.
There is a By-election Council is running on behalf of the Invercargill Licencing Trust- please follow this link to that ILT By-election page. (Link)
Voting System for 2022
Council has resolved at the Performance, Policy and Partnership Committee meeting on 11 August 2020 to retain First Past the Post (FPP) as its electoral system for the 2022 triennial elections.
As not poll has been submitted to change the FPP system this will be the voting system for the 2022 election
Local Body Elections 2019 and 2021 By-Election
The most recent triennial elections were held in 2019.
The 2019 Elections were for:
Invercargill City Council
- 1 Mayor
- 12 councillors elected at large
- 5 members to represent the Bluff Community Board
- 6 councillors to represent the Invercargill-Rakiura Constituency of the Southland Regional Council
- 3 members to represent the Southland Constituency of the Southern District Health Board
- 6 members to represent the Invercargill Licensing Trust
Electoral Officer Contact Details
The Electoral Officer is responsible for the conduct of the Election and remains in office until an appointment is made prior to the 2022 elections. They will be responsible for running any By-elections and Polls that may be required.
Ph: 0800 300 048 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Deputy Electoral Officer
Ph: 03 211 8396 or email Michael.Morris@icc.govt.nz