Early vot­ing un­der way

Matamata Chronicle - - News -

The first votes for the 2014 gen­eral elec­tion were cast last week. Elec­tion day is Septem­ber 20, but early votes could be taken from Septem­ber 3.

Times and open­ing hours will vary to suit lo­cal needs.

There will be spe­cial ar­range­ments for some vot­ers in­clud­ing:

– Mo­bile ad­vance vot­ing fa­cil­i­ties in Christchurch;

– Elec­toral Com­mis­sion

teams vis­it­ing hos­pi­tals, rest homes and re­mand cen­tres to col­lect vote;

– Spe­cial vot­ing ser­vices for New Zealan­ders at Antarc­tica and Raoul Is­land; and

– Dic­ta­tion vot­ing ser­vice for blind and low-vi­sion vot­ers.

Vot­ing from over­seas last Wed­nes­day.

also be­gan

For can­di­date pro­files for the Waikato elec­torate, turn to page 7.

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