Josephine Bartley (Labour) was confirmed yesterday as the new councillor for Auckland Council’s Maungakiekie-Tamaki ward, replacing Denise Lee, who was elected last year as National MP for the Maungakiekie electorate.
In 2 local board by-elections to replace 2 other new MPs, Dave Pizzini (Manurewa Action Team) won in Manurewa and Denise Roche (City Vision) won in Waitemata.
24.85% of electors voted in the ward, 19.13% in Manurewa, 18.43% in Waitemata.
Josephine Bartley (Labour), 7225 votes
Josh Beddell (C&R/Future Auckland), 5648 votes
Manurewa Local Board:
Dave Pizzini (Manurewa Action Team), 5038 votes
Brooke Loader (Labour), 3411 votes
Michael Bailey (independent), 1384 votes
John Hall (independent), 967 votes
Jokaveti Nakabea Bai (independent), 378 votes
Waitemata Local Board:
Denise Roche (City Vision), 2993 votes
Greg Moyle (Balancing the Board), 2744 votes
Allan Matson (independent), 1970 votes
Chang Hung (independent), 1140 votes
Morgan Avery (independent), 1020 votes
19 February 2018: Bartley in clear lead for council seat
Attribution: Electoral office.