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Nelson City Council 2016 Final Result and Returns

Election Expenses

Candidate 2016 Electoral Returns (7.5MB PDF)

Final Results

The final result for the Nelson City Council elections held on Saturday 8 October is as follows.

Mayoralty Votes Received

REESE, Rachel (Independent) 11,364
RAINEY, Pete 5,050
O'BRIEN, Graeme (Independent) 1,871
OSMASTON, Richard (Money Free Party New Zealand) 422

INFORMAL 33
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 426

Rachel Reese is declared elected.

At Large (12 vacancies)

Votes Received

SKINNER, Tim 8,838
MCGURK, Brian 8,701
RUTLEDGE, Mike 8,624
LAWREY, Matt (Independent) 8,141
MATHESON, Paul 7,901
NOONAN, Gaile (Independent) 7,835
DAHLBERG, Bill 7,619
ACLAND, Luke 7,321
WALKER, Stuart Keith 7,050
BARKER, Ian 7,010
COURTNEY, Mel 6,743
FULTON, Kate (Independent) 6,719
   
BRAND, Trudie (A Strong Voice for Nelson) 6,658
DOUGLAS, Kindra 6,426
DAVY, Eric 6,394
COPELAND, Ruth 5,963
SHAW, Derek 5,940
BATT, Cindy 5,904
O'BRIEN, Graeme (Independent) 5,521
GARDENER, Kevin 5,231
MCCONVILLE, Cynthia 5,190
NEES, Derek 4,748
ALDER, Stephen 4,671
BRYANT, Heather (Caring Communities & A Vibrant City) 4,208
CORNELISSEN, Rosina (Independent) 2,291
DAIKEE, Glen 2,269
DALY, Sunny (Independent) 2,173
KAVANAGH, Robbie Leading Nelson Forward 1,906

INFORMAL 62
BLANK VOTING PAPERS 235

Luke Acland, Ian Barker, Mel Courtney, Bill Dahlberg, Kate Fulton, Matt Lawrey, Paul Matheson, Brian McGurk, Gaile Noonan, Mike Rutledge, Tim Skinner and Stuart Walker are declared elected.

The voter return was 52.12%, being 18,853 votes.