Page last updated 12 October 2023 2.44pm
Final results include all 13,335 votes.
Steve Broad has been confirmed as elected.
- Steve Broad
- Asha Dutt
- Sebastien Fabre
- Carl Heenan
- David Hicks
- Terrence King
- Graham Lewis
- David Meades
- Tom Morton
- Andrea Murrell
- David Pottinger
- Ian Reeves
- Rob Te Maiharoa
- Lisa Tou-McNaughton
Please note: Preliminary result has now been superseded by the Final result, posted above.
Preliminary results include all 13,158 ordinary votes, and does not include 213 special votes still to be processed.
With a margin over 1000 votes, and with 213 special votes to be counted, Steve Broad has been confirmed as the winner.
- Preliminary result: Invercargill City Council 2023 By-election Preliminary Result [PDF]
- Media release: Preliminary election result declared for Invercargill City Council
Please note: Progress result has now been superseded by the Preliminary result, posted above.
Progress results include all votes received by our electoral provider in Christchurch on Friday morning. Progress results will not include votes cast late Thursday, on Friday 4 August, or any special votes.
- Media release: Invercargill City Council by-election progress results reveal lead candidate
- Progress result: Invercargill City Council 2023 By-election Progress Result [PDF]
You can view the daily returns at electionz.com
Carl Edward Heenan
Contact: 021 031 7806
Nominated by: Kenneth Gollan, Jayne Leask
Nominated by: Kaye Crowther, Marlyen Davis
Nominated by: Nicholas Jeffrey, Michael Broad
Nominated by: Peter Shanks, Timothy Shanks
Nominated by: Wayne Harpur, Emily Burke-Pearce
For information and where you can place a sign / hoarding and the rules around them please refer to the Elections Signs page.
Information for candidates
We have prepared a Candidate Handbook and briefing document that updates the handbook for this Council term for all candidates that provides essential information on what being elected means and important information about the campaign process.
Download a copy below, or contact Michael Morris (Michael.Morris@icc.govt.nz) for a hard copy to be posted to you.
Further notice of By-election
With the By-election Council has issued a Staff Protocol to help guide staff during the By-election period.
Ratepayers electors enrolments
Do you own property in another Council district? If so you might be eligible to become a Ratepayer Elector. Click here to learn more.
Are you ready to Vote?
The Electoral Commission looks after enrolments for voting. If you are uncertain if you are enrolled, have recently turned 18, become a Resident or moved you may want to check if you are enrolled!
You can also ring the Electoral Commission, anytime, on 0800 36 76 56
Or you can contact us and we can post out a form for you to fill in and return to the Electoral Commission- it is even free postage.
Voting system for this by-election
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 and any By-elections.
We will be consulting on the system for 2025 shortly – follow this link to find out more information.
Electoral Officer contact details
The Electoral Officer is responsible for the conduct of the election.