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Clifton Community Board By-Election

As a result of a recent resignation, an extraordinary vacancy has occurred in the Clifton Community Board and a by-election is now required to fill the vacancy.

The by-election for the one vacancy will be held on Friday 11 August 2023. It will be conducted by postal vote under the provisions of the Local Electoral Act 2001 and the Local Electoral Regulations 2001 and will be undertaken by Election Services, under contract to New Plymouth District Council. The single transferable voting (STV) electoral system will be used for the by-election.

Key dates

  • Nominations open: Thursday 18 May
  • Nominations close: Noon, Thursday 15 June
  • Delivery of voting packs: from Thursday 20 July
  • Close of voting: Noon, Friday 11 August
  • Official results announced: PM, Friday 11 August


Please refer to the documents below for more information. 

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