Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand Election Rules 2018

29 Declaration of results

(1)

The returning officer must, as soon as practicable after the results of an election for an elected member are known,—

(a)

advise the successful candidate by whatever means the returning officer considers appropriate; and

(b)

notify the Teaching Council and each candidate, in writing, of—

(i)

the full name of the candidate who is declared to be elected; and

(ii)

the absolute majority of votes determined at the first iteration; and

(iii)

the absolute majority of votes determined at each iteration at which a candidate was elected or excluded; and

(iv)

the number of votes recorded for each candidate and the number of transferable votes at each iteration at which a candidate was excluded; and

(v)

the iteration number at which each candidate was excluded; and

(vi)

the full names of the unsuccessful candidates; and

(vii)

the total number of voting documents used at the election; and

(viii)

the number of blank voting documents; and

(ix)

the number of informal voting documents.

(2)

The names of all successful candidates must, as soon as practicable after the results of an election are known, be publicly notified—

(a)

on the Teaching Council’s Internet site; and

(b)

by any other method that the Teaching Council may direct.

(3)

The returning officer must retain a record of the order in which the unsuccessful candidates were ranked for a period of 3 years.

Compare: SR 2002/192 r 26