Five peo­ple vie for seat

Manawatu Guardian - - NEWS -

Five can­di­dates have put their names for­ward for Hori­zon Re­gional Coun­cil’s by­elec­tion.

Ross Bar­ber, Jack Dowds, Jono Nay­lor, Grant Se­ton and Chris Teo-Sher­rell will be at the Meet the Can­di­dates at the Palmer­ston North Con­ven­tion Cen­tre, 5.30pm, Au­gust 14 where the com­mu­nity can hear from the can­di­dates and ask ques­tions.

Elec­toral of­fi­cer Craig Grant says elected coun­cil mem­bers need to be able to re­late to a wide range of com­mu­nity mem­bers with a range of views on how the re­gion’s en­vi­ron­ment should be man­aged. Vot­ing pa­pers will be de­liv­ered to Palmer­ston North house­holds from Thurs­day Au­gust 30 and must be re­turned by mail at noon on Fri­day Septem­ber 21.

The pub­lic can view each can­di­date’s pro­file state­ment on­line at www.hori­zons.govt.nz

Pre­lim­i­nary re­sults for the by-elec­tion are ex­pected to be avail­able on Septem­ber 24, with fi­nal re­sults ex­pected to be ready for re­lease on Septem­ber 26.

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