Wellington City mayoral election, 1927

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Wellington City mayoral election, 1927
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← 1925 3 May 1927 1929 →
Turnout 23,043
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Candidate George Troup Charles Henry Chapman
Party Civic League Labour
Popular vote 12,549 10,494
Percentage 54.45 45.55

Mayor before election

Charles Norwood

Elected Mayor

George Troup

The Wellington City mayoral election, 1927 was part of the New Zealand local elections held that same year. In 1927, elections were held for the Mayor of Wellington plus other local government positions including fifteen councillors. The polling was conducted using the standard first-past-the-post electoral method.

Mayoralty results[edit]

Wellington mayoral election, 1927[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Civic League George Troup 12,549 54.45
Labour Charles Henry Chapman 10,494 45.55 -1.58
Majority 2,055 8.91
Turnout 23,043

Councillor results[edit]

Wellington local election, 1927[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Civic League Thomas Hislop 11,575 50.23
Civic League William Gaudin 11,479 49.81
Civic League George Mitchell 11,435 49.62
Civic League William Bennett 11,340 49.60 -1.42
Labour Bob Semple 11,286 48.77 +8.46
Civic League Henry Bennett 11,223 48.70 -0.80
Civic League Martin Luckie 10,984 47.66 -0.03
Civic League John Burns 10,823 46.96 +5.31
Civic League Herbert Huggins 10,664 46.27 +3.6
Independent John Caughley 10,415 45.19
Independent Richard McVilly 10,415 45.19
Labour Robert McKeen 10,288 44.64 +4.26
Civic League Frank Meadowcroft 10,165 44.11 -2.17
Civic League Benjamin Burn 10,036 43.55 -1.20
Civic League John Aston 9,600 41.66 -3.34
Labour John Glover 9,084 39.42 +4.91
Civic League Frederick Manton 8,902 38.63
Labour Walter Nash 8,816 38.25
Civic League John Wallace 7,629 33.10
Independent James Doherty 7,503 32.56
Civic League Charlton Morpeth 7,393 32.08
Independent Gilbert Fownes 7,353 31.90
Labour Walter Bromley 7,287 31.62
Labour Tom Brindle 7,198 31.23 -1.41
Labour Andrew Parlane 7,174 31.13
Labour Tom Young 7,101 31.13 -3.14
Labour Lawrence Hennessy 7,004 30.81 +2.81
Independent Allison Murray 6,102 26.48
Independent Charles Baker 6,000 26.03
Independent Percy Brady 4,345 18.85
Independent Archibald Whitelaw 4,245 18.42
Independent Frederick Freeman 3,704 16.07

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Election Notices". Evening Post. CXIII (103). 4 May 1927. p. 6. Retrieved 22 July 2016.