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Local Government elections are held throughout New Zealand every three years. This includes elections for the Horowhenua District Council, Horizons Regional Council and the MidCentral District Health Board (MCDHB).
Use this section to find information on this process, look up the details of previous elections, ensure you are enrolled to vote in the next elections, understand how our electoral system works, and learn more about the Ward system.
Find out about the 2019 Local Body Elections for the Horowhenua District, including voting paper returns.
Horowhenua District Council currently operates its elections under the first past the post (FPP) electoral system.
Horowhenua District uses a ward system when electing council members, with four wards split into areas approximately the same size population.
Find out about previous election results from 2004 to 2016, including Electoral Expenses and Donations for the 2016 election.