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Authorities/Other Agencies of State
Notice Title

2013 Christchurch East By-election Results of the Official Count

I, Robert Peden, Electoral Commissioner, declare the result of the poll taken on the 30th day of November 2013 for the election of a member of Parliament for the electoral district of Christchurch East to be as follows:
Candidates Votes Received
BAKER, Leighton 494
DOOCEY, Matthew 3,577
GASKIN, Ian 20
HOLLAND, Adam 31
LAMBERT, Paula 59
LICHTWARK, Jenner 20
MOORHOUSE, David 954
PARK, Sam 78
VEALE, Gareth 58
WILLIAMS, Poto 8,414
Total number of valid votes 13,705

Number of votes rejected as informal 21

I therefore declare MUNOKOA POTO WILLIAMS to be elected.

Dated at Wellington this 11th day of December 2013
Robert Peden
Electoral Commissioner