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Papaliitele Lafulafu Peo wins Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board by-election

Published: 19 February 2021

Following a by-election, Papaliitele Lafulafu Peo has been elected as a local board member representing the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board of Auckland Council. 

Electoral Officer Dale Ofsoske announced the voting results as:

1.    PEO, Papaliitele Lafulafu

Labour

5203

2.    TURNER, Malcolm

C&R - Communities and Residents

2164

3.    MALIETOA-BROWN, Christian

 

985

4.    BRIDGE, Phil

Outdoors Party

577

5.    TOFA, Elnez

 

479

6.    BRAGG, Sharon

Independent

364

The Māngere-Ōtahuhu Local Board area includes the coastal township of Māngere Bridge, the Māngere and Ōtāhuhu town centres, as well as the Favona and Māngere East town centre and suburbs.

The by-election followed the resignation of board member Anae Dr Neru Leavasa after winning the newly created electorate seat of Takanini in 2020 General Election. 

Of the 55,513 electors who were issued a voting document, 9826 (17.7 per cent) voted.

Papaliitele Lafulafu Peo will be sworn in at the next Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board meeting on Thursday 25 February 2021

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