Voting in the Western Ward By-Election opens in:

Voting closes Noon, 12 May 2023

2023 Western Ward By-Election

A by-election is required in Ashburton District's Western Ward to fill the vacancy left by Councillor Rodger Letham, who sadly passed away in December, shortly after being elected for a second term.

  • 20 April - Voting Opens
  • 12 May - Voting Closes at Noon.

How can I be involved?

It’s easy to make your voice heard by voting in the Western Ward By-election. You’ll find heaps of information on this site to help you!

Anyone who lives in the Western Ward or pays rates in the Western Ward can vote once enrolled. Not sure which ward you live in? Search for your address on the ward boundary map.

Voting packs will be delivered to mailboxes from 20 April. If you don't receive a voting pack or you forgot to enrol, you can still cast a special vote at the Ashburton District Council office.

Who are our candidates?

Find out more about the candidates standing for election by reading their candidate profiles.

Browse the candidate profiles here.