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Elections

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This year is a local election year.

That means you will be able to vote for Queenstown Lakes District Council’s Mayor, Councillors and Wānaka-Upper Clutha Community Board Members.

This year's election will be held on Saturday 8 October with voting closing at noon. The last election was held on 12 October 2019.  

Here you’ll find all the information you need to take part in the election, whether it’s as a voter or a candidate.

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