- Publish Date
- Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 4:41PM
Hawke's Bay residents have had their say on the binding Re-organisation Poll and voted NO to amalgamation.
This progress result is based upon the counting of approximately 97% of the returned voting papers. The progress result does not include some special votes and voting papers returned today that are still in transit to the processing centre.
A preliminary result is expected tomorrow afternoon, however the overall result won't change.
The voter return is currently at 60.87% with 67,511 voting papers processed.
Here's how the numbers shook down:
FOR 22,649 33.55%
AGAINST 44,681 66.18%
FOR 4,450 15.77%
AGAINST 23,705 83.99%
70 Informal/Blank voting papers
FOR 15,161 51.46%
AGAINST 14,212 48.24%
89 Blank/informal voting papers
FOR 434 12.07%
AGAINST 3,154 87.68%
9 Blank/informal voting papers
Central Hawke's Bay
FOR 2,602 41.81%
AGAINST 3,608 57.98%
13 Blank/informal voting papers