Meet can­di­dates on­line

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Ev­ery­thing you need to know about Oc­to­ber’s lo­cal body elec­tions is on­line at voteauck­land.co.nz.

The web­site pro­files the 470 can­di­dates stand­ing for mayor, coun­cil­lor and lo­cal board mem­ber po­si­tions, and pro­vides all the de­tails peo­ple need to make an in­formed choice, once their vot­ing pa­pers ar­rive in the post from Septem­ber 20 to 25. voteauck­land.co.nz lets peo­ple: Search for can­di­dates by name En­ter their ad­dress to see who stand­ing in each area

is View can­di­date pro­files Cre­ate a list of pre­ferred can­di­dates. An ad­ver­tis­ing cam­paign en­cour­ag­ing Auck­lan­ders to vote has also be­gun.

On­line vot­ing may be tri­alled at the 2016 lo­cal elec­tions, but this year’s vote is by post.

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