Electoral Working Party
The Electoral Working Party (EWP) is concerned with the organisation and conduct of local elections.
Membership of the EWP includes representatives of Local Government New Zealand, the Ministry of Health, the Department of Internal Affairs and local authority electoral officers.
The EWP played a key role in the development of the Local Electoral Act 2001 and has acted as an advisor to the Justice and Electoral Select Committee during its post elections reviews of the operation of the legislation.
See the members of SOLGM's Electoral Working Party.Read More
The SOLGM Electoral Working Party presented its submission to the Justice and Electoral Select Committee on 31 January. The submission was presented by Electoral Working Party Acting Chair Dale Ofsoske, and Ross Bly (Wellington City) supported by National Office staff.Read More
The Electoral Working Party meets regularly in Wellington. A newsletter is published after each meeting to provide a summary of what has been discussed.Read More
19 October 2011: The Electoral Working Party has developed a strategy document entitled The Way Forward for E-voting in Local Government Elections and Polls.Read More