The turnout in the 2017 general election, meanwhile, is up on the previous two elections. *includes 10,793 party informal votes and 27,484 disallowed votes. Voters: electors who were eligible to cast a vote and who voted. "There are conversations to be had," she said, confirming that she too expected to be talking to Peters. The Green Party has 8 seats compared with 7 on election night. The number of seats in Parliament will be 120. This includes 61,375 votes cast from overseas. At URL provided, select the hyperlink to the Excel spreadsheet and download. "We intend to form a strong, stable government.". The Electoral Commission has referred an individual to the Police after they claimed to have voted multiple times. If there are applications for judicial recounts the return of the writ and the election of list members will be delayed until any recounts are complete. 47% of votes were cast in advance. Democratic Unionist Party. "I'm not giving any answers tonight or tomorrow," he said on Saturday night. The Electoral Commission has declared the official results for the 2017 General Election. The National Party has 56 seats compared with 58 on election night. General Election 2017 results; Party Seats Net change in seats +/-Votes Vote Share Net percentage change in seats +/- % Party. The Labour Party has 46 seats compared with 45 on election night. Special votes cast totalled 446,287 or 17% of total votes cast. NZ First holds nine seats, which with National's 58 would be a strong majority coalition government in the 120-member parliament. "In the next few days we will begin negotiations with NZ First," English said. Successful Candidates (electorate and list). That includes 61,524 overseas votes. Total enrolled for each electorate includes all people who were enrolled at the date of election day roll closure (including people on the unpublished roll). Non-voters: electors who were eligible to cast a vote and who did not vote. Although the overall turnout of the 2017 General Election was 68.7% (up from 66.2% in 2015), the turnout in individual constituencies varied from 53% to 79.5%. Get brochures and posters for your community, 2020 General Election advance voting statistics, New Zealand 2017 General Election - Official Results. At the 2011 election, turnout as a percentage of those eligible to enrol was at 69.57 per cent, the lowest recorded at a New Zealand parliamentary election since the adoption of universal suffrage in 1893. If there are no applications for recounts, on Thursday 12 October 2017 the Electoral Commission will return the writ to the Clerk of the House of Representatives, allocate list seats in the presence of party scrutineers and declare by Gazette Notice the election of list members of Parliament. Use the interactive tool below to see which constituencies had the lowest turnout. There were 71 electorates in 2017. This is the highest turnout since 2005 (80.9%). Detailed information including allocation of list seats, voting place information and special vote statistics, is expected to be available, subject to recounts, by Friday 20 October 2017 at www.electionresults.org.nz. What is New Zealand’s system of government? Special votes still to be counted are estimated to be just over 384,000, or 15 per cent of the total votes. The Electoral Commission says on Sunday 78.8 per cent of those eligible to enrol have voted in the 2017 election. Peters said he wasn't going to be rushing into any decisions. The official election result is expected to be declared on October 7. 23 Sep, 2017 06:36 PM Quick Read "I'm not giving any answers tonight or tomorrow," he said on Saturday night. File as imported: General Election Statistics: Voter Turnout Statistics 2017. The preliminary results on Saturday - National winning a total of 58 seats, to Labour's 45 - is based on 2,179,668 votes counted on election night, which includes 9866 informal votes, where a voter's intention was not clear. The results are calculated using the Sainte-Laguë formula. On its own such a pattern File as imported: General Election Statistics: Voter Turnout Statistics 2017. Main points: The number of seats in Parliament will be 120. Claire Trevett: How long can Judith Collins survive? But the belief that women’s turnout in British elections is lower has been shown to be untrue in the past, and the same was the case in 2017. The number of voters as a percentage of enrolled voters was 79.8%. How did the votes for the 2017 Election shake-down in your electorate?Labour's ally, the Greens, won seven seats and the two parties together were still well short of National. This compares with a 77.9 per cent turnout in 2014. Detailed results for each electorate are available from www.electionresults.govt.nz.