Updated at 2.00pm on 22/11/2008
New Zealand Election 2008 

Official Count Results -- Rimutaka

This is not the formal declaration of results.
The Chief Electoral Officer declares the results of the official count by publishing a notice in the NZ Gazette.
Electorate Number:43 Final:Yes
Polling Places Counted: 57 of 57 (100.0%)  Votes Counted: 35,675
Winning Candidate:HIPKINS, Christopher John (LAB) Majority:753
Parties Candidates
Labour Party 14,685 HIPKINS, Christopher JohnLAB13,735
United Future 499 HURN, JenniUFNZ522
ACT New Zealand 909 KEARNEY, NigelACT453
New Zealand First Party 1,453 MARK, RonNZF5,257
Jim Anderton's Progressive 345 MAURICE, JohnJAP272
Green Party 2,107 VIGRASS, LynetteGP1,755
National Party 14,452 WHITESIDE, RichardNAT12,982
Alliance 28    
Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party 122    
Democrats for Social Credit 8    
Family Party 85    
Kiwi Party 242    
Libertarianz 13    
Māori Party 260    
New Zealand Pacific Party 57    
RAM - Residents Action Movement 4    
The Bill and Ben Party 255    
The Republic of New Zealand Party 7    
Workers Party 18    
Party Informals126 Candidate Informals 297
TOTAL 35,675 TOTAL  35,273

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