Wellington City mayoral election, 1919

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Wellington City mayoral election, 1919
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Turnout 17,290
  John-Pearce Luke (cropped).jpg John Read.jpg William Henry Peter Barber.jpg
Candidate John Luke John Read William Barber
Party Citizens League Labour Independent
Popular vote 7,361 6,376 3,553
Percentage 42.57 36.87 20.54

Mayor before election

John Luke

Elected Mayor

John Luke

The Wellington City mayoral election, 1919 was part of the New Zealand local elections held that same year. In 1919, elections were held for the Mayor of Wellington plus other local government positions including fifteen city councillors, the incumbent Mayor John Luke retained office for a fourth consecutive term. The polling was conducted using the standard first-past-the-post electoral method.

Mayoralty results[edit]

Wellington mayoral election, 1919[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Citizens League John Luke 7,361 42.57
Labour John Read 6,376 36.87
Independent William Barber 3,553 20.54
Majority 985 5.69
Turnout 17,290

Councillor results[edit]

Wellington local election, 1919[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Citizens League Robert Alexander Wright 7,892 57.22 -11.87
Citizens League Charles Norwood 7,468 54.14 +2.98
Citizens League Leonard McKenzie 7,264 52.66 -11.26
Citizens League Martin Luckie 7,179 52.05 -9.32
Labour John Hutcheson 7,100 51.47 +6.70
Citizens League John Shorland 6,745 48.90 -2.82
Citizens League William Bennett 6,684 48.46 -10.67
Citizens League Arthur Richmond Atkinson 6,544 47.44 -19.42
Independent George Frost 6,525 47.31 -25.59
Labour Peter Fraser 6,509 47.19
Independent James Dale 6,242 45.25
Labour Charles Henry Chapman 6,239 45.23 +7.22
Citizens League Thomas Forsyth 6,093 44.17
Citizens League William Thompson 6,054 43.89 -3.74
Labour John Glover 5,697 41.30 +2.00
Citizens League Frank Meadowcroft 5,693 41.27
Citizens League Henry Bennett 5,604 40.63
Labour Tom Brindle 5,483 39.75
Citizens League William Hildreth 5,440 39.44 -10.08
Labour Jessie Aitken 5,400 39.15
Citizens League William Gaudin 5,374 38.96
Independent Frederick Manton 5,316 38.54
Labour Alexander Croskery 5,299 38.42
Labour Alec Monteith 5,165 37.44
Labour Fred Evans 5,107 37.02
Citizens League Sidney Nathan 4,964 35.99
Citizens League Bert Royle 4,935 35.78
Labour Sarah Beck 4,904 35.55
Labour Herbert Swindell 4,588 33.26
Labour Sarah Snow 4,511 32.70
Labour Robert McKeen 4,446 32.23
Labour William McArley 4,422 32.06
Labour Robert Stickney 4,264 30.91
Citizens League Edward Righton 4,253 30.83
Independent John Fitzgerald 4,155 30.12 -18.30
Citizens League Maud Gibbons 3,509 25.44
Independent Jane Donaldson 2,155 15.62
Citizens League James Clark 2,122 15.38
Independent Andrew Hornblow 1,716 12.44
Independent Charles Mackintosh 1,665 12.07
Independent William Edwards 1,564 11.33

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Council Elections". Evening Post. XCVII (110). 12 May 1919. p. 4. Retrieved 7 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "Wellington City Council". Free Lance. XVIII (984). 14 May 1919. p. 20. Retrieved 7 June 2016. 

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