Elections 2016 Listen Rangitikei District Council 2016 Triennial Elections - Final FPP Result Mayor Votes Received WATSON, Andy 3,638 SNIJDERS, Robert Independent 700 LONDON, George Independent 365 INFORMAL 6 BLANK VOTING PAPERS 111 Andy Watson is declared elected Taihape Ward (3 vacancies) Votes Received GORDON, Angus 785 RAINEY, Ruth 761 ASLETT, Richard 670 MCDONNELL, Etain 340 INFORMAL 3 BLANK VOTING PAPERS 10 Richard Aslett, Angus Gordon and Ruth Rainey are declared elected Bulls Ward (2 vacancies) Votes Received PLATT, Graeme 560 DUNN, Jane 386 HARRIS, Tim 300 MCNEIL, Rebecca 149 INFORMAL 1 BLANK VOTING PAPERS 4 Jane Dunn and Graeme Platt are declared elected Marton Ward (4 vacancies) Votes Received BELSHAM, Nigel 1,726 WILSON, Dave 1,347 ASH, Cath 1,146 SHERIDAN, Lynne Independent 897 WILLIAMS, Brendon 882 GEORGE, Anne 651 SNIJDERS, Robert Independent 615 LONDON, George Independent 368 COSTELLOE, Steve 367 BATES, Carolyn Independent 321 INFORMAL 13 BLANK VOTING PAPERS 31 Cath Ash, Nigel Belsham, Lynne Sheridan and Dave Wilson are declared elected Ratana Community Board (4 vacancies) Votes Received METE, Charlie 91 ROURANGI, Charlie 74 TATAURANGI, Thomas 65 THOMPSON, Maata Kare 58 RAWHITI, Nadine 48 NELSON, Stephen 30 INFORMAL 0 BLANK VOTING PAPERS 2 Charlie Mete, Charlie Rourangi, Thomas Tataurangi and Maata Kare Thompson are declared elected Dean McManaway is elected unopposed to the Hunterville Ward. Soraya Peke-Mason is elected unopposed to the Turakina Ward. Ann Abernathy, Michelle Fannin, Gail Larson and Yvonne Sicely are elected unopposed to the Taihape Community Board. The voter return was 47.86%, being 4,781 votes, excluding special votes. Candidates Candidate nominations opened on 15 July 2016 and closed at noon on 12 August 2016. Confirmed Candidates Candidate Contact List Candidate Profile Book 2016 Rangitikei District Council Election Returns Under the provisions of the Local Electoral Act 2001, all candidates in Local Government Elections must file a return of electoral donations and expenses. If no donations were received or expenses incurred, a Nil return must be made. The required form can be downloaded below , collected from the Marton Office. Complete Return of Electoral Donations and Expenses 2016 Positions Elections will be held for the following positions: MayorBulls Ward (2 vacancies)Marton Ward (4 vacancies)Taihape Ward (3 vacancies)Ratana Community Board (4 vacancies) Dean McManaway is elected unopposed to the Hunterville Ward. Soraya Peke-Mason is elected unopposed to the Turakina Ward. Ann Abernathy, Michelle Fannin, Gail Larson and Yvonne Sicely are elected unopposed to the Taihape Community Board. Pre-election Report Section 99A of the Local Government Act requires the Chief Executive of each local authority to prepare a pre-election report, to include specified information about finances (cash flow, rates, borrowing and investments) and major projects. This information is taken from the 2015/25 Long Term Plan, the 2016/17 Annual Plan and previous Annual Reports. The Government’s intention in making this requirement is to provide information to promote public discussion about the issues facing each local authority. Pre-election Report 2016 Printed copies are available in the libraries and at the candidate briefing sessions on 4 August.