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2022 Hamilton West by-election Becoming a candidate

Candidate nominations for the Hamilton West by-election closed at noon on Tuesday 8 November.

Nominations could be formally accepted once the writ for the by-election was issued on Wednesday 2 November.

To be a candidate for the by-election you must be:

  • a New Zealand citizen
  • enrolled to vote
  • nominated by two registered electors who are enrolled in the Hamilton West electorate
  • pay a deposit of $300.

More information about being a candidate can be found in the by-election Candidate Handbook.