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Citizens Initiated Referendum 2013

Final Result

17 December 2013

The Electoral Commission has released the final result for the Citizens Initiated Referendum on the question:
"Do you support the Government selling up to 49% of Meridian Energy, Mighty River Power,
Genesis Power, Solid Energy and Air New Zealand?"

Votes Number of Votes
Percentage of Total
Valid Votes
For the response Yes 442,985 32.4%
For the response No 920,188 67.3%
Informal Votes 4,167 0.3%
Total Valid Votes 1,367,340 100%

The number of invalid votes cast was 1,585.

Voter turnout is 45.07%. Turnout is calculated by taking the total votes cast of 1,368,925 (being total
valid and invalid votes) as a percentage of the total number of voters enrolled as at 21 November 2013 (3,037,405).

Referendum Results by Electorate


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