There was a HUGE amount of confusion yesterday on who can vote in the Auckland Council elections later on this year. The main prevailing thought was only Ratepayers (property owners) could vote for the Councillors and Mayor.
ALL residents and citizens living in Auckland and on the Electoral Roll can vote for the upcoming Local Elections.
Below is an FAQ on the upcoming elections on who can vote and stand for Office:
So make sure if you live in Auckland and over 18 that you DO VOTE!