Clevedon (New Zealand electorate)

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Clevedon was a New Zealand parliamentary electorate from 1987 to 1993 and then from 2002 to 2008. For the first six-year period the electorate was represented by Warren Kyd. For the second six-year period, the electorate was represented by Judith Collins.

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Population centres

The 1987 electoral redistribution took the continued population growth in the North Island into account, and two additional general electorates were created, bringing the total number of electorates to 97. In the South Island, the shift of population to Christchurch had continued. [1] Overall, three electorates were newly created (including Clevedon), three electorates were recreated, and four electorates were abolished. All of those electorates were in the North Island. Changes in the South Island were restricted to boundary changes. [2] These changes came into effect with the 1987 election. [3]

Clevedon took in the urban population centres of Flat Bush, Botany Downs and Dannemora to the west, Beachlands and Maraetai to the north and the sparsely populated Hunua Ranges to the east. Under finalised boundary changes for the 2008 general election, the Clevedon electorate ceased to exist, with its population centres being distributed among the new Botany electorate, a redrawn and renamed electorate of Papakura and the resurrected Hunua electorate.

History

The Clevedon electorate was first created in 1987. Warren Kyd of the National Party was the electorate's first representative. When the electorate was abolished in 1993, Kyd transferred to the Hauraki electorate. [4]

The electorate was recreated for the 2002 election, replacing the Hunua electorate, where Kyd had been the incumbent. In a rare event for the National Party, an incumbent was successfully challenged by newcomer Judith Collins, with allegations being made that controversial party president Michelle Boag played a part in the decision. [4] [5] Collins won the nomination and the subsequent election. After the Clevedon electorate was abolished for the 2008 election, Collins won the Papakura electorate. [6]

Members of Parliament

Key

  National   

ElectionWinner
1987 election Warren Kyd
1990 election
(Electorate abolished 1993–2002; see Hauraki and Hunua)
2002 election Judith Collins
2005 election
(Electorate abolished in 2008; see Papakura)

List MPs

ElectionWinner
2002 election Brent Catchpole
Dave Hereora
2005 election

Election results

2005 election

2005 general election: Clevedon [7]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green check.svgY or Red x.svgN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

PartyCandidateVotes%±%Party votes%±%
National Green check.svgY Judith Collins 21,82859.23+21.5419,52751.82+27.39
Labour Dave Hereora 8,95724.31-3.2511,86631.61-2.19
NZ First Brent Catchpole 2,0105.45-6.402,5236.72-6.99
Green Steve Bayliss1,4243.86-0.779242.46-1.41
United Future New Zealand John L. Walker8822.398082.51-4.67
ACT Iain Ogilvie5001.36-4.859032.41-8.85
Progressive Brenda Hill4501.22+0.123810.37-0.64
Destiny Mason Chet Lee3901.062180.58
Māori Party David Sinclair King3110.841990.53
Family Rights Lale Ene-Ulugia560.15170.05
Direct Democracy Leanne Martinovich420.11160.04
Legalise Cannabis  680.18-0.20
Christian Heritage  480.13-1.21
Libertarianz  160.04
Alliance  110.03-0.66
Democrats  70.02
99 MP  50.01
One NZ  40.01-0.03
RONZ  30.01
Informal votes401140
Total Valid votes36,85037,544
National holdMajority12,87134.93

2002 election

2002 general election: Clevedon [8]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green check.svgY or Red x.svgN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

PartyCandidateVotes%±%Party votes%±%
National Judith Collins 11,62737.697,76424.43
Labour Dave Hereora 8,50027.5610,73933.80
NZ First Brent Catchpole 3,65511.854,35513.71
Independent Glenn Archibald2,2637.34
ACT John Thompson1,9146.213,57811.26
Green Sue Cowie1,4274.631,2293.87
Christian Heritage David Arvidson8912.894261.34
Progressive Arthur Toms3401.103201.01
Alliance Nick Corlett2290.742180.69
United Future New Zealand  2,2817.18
ORNZ  3501.10
Legalise Cannabis  1220.38
One NZ  140.04
Mana Māori Movement  130.04
NMP  60.02
Informal votes35970
Total Valid votes30,84631,775
National win new seatMajority3,12710.14

1990 election

1990 general election: Clevedon [9]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
National Warren Kyd 10,851 55.1 +4.7
Labour Ann Batten 6,11931.0
Green Jacqui Burgess1,8319.3
NewLabour So'otaga So'otaga4762.4
Social Credit Tania Carr2311.1
Democrats Huia Mitchell1650.8
Majority4,73224.0+19.5
Turnout 19,681

1987 election

1987 general election: Clevedon [10]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
National Warren Kyd 9,129 50.4
Labour Lee Goffin8,30245.9
Democrats G C Pilgrim6643.7
Majority8274.5
Turnout 20,92889.7

Notes

  1. McRobie 1989, pp. 127f.
  2. McRobie 1989, pp. 123–128.
  3. McRobie 1989, p. 127.
  4. 1 2 Orsman, Bernard; Perrott, Alan (8 May 2002). "National purge sweeps into Kyd's safe seat". The New Zealand Herald . Retrieved 13 June 2015.
  5. Young, Audrey (10 May 2014). "Audrey Young: A big question hanging over Judith Collins". The New Zealand Herald . Retrieved 13 June 2015.
  6. "Hon Judith Collins". New Zealand Parliament. 4 December 2014. Retrieved 13 June 2015.
  7. "Official Count Results – Clevedon". Archived from the original on 8 February 2013. Retrieved 11 September 2009.
  8. "Official Count Results – Clevedon". Archived from the original on 8 February 2013. Retrieved 11 September 2009.
  9. Part 1: Votes recorded at each polling place (Technical report). New Zealand Chief Electoral Office. 1990.
  10. Norton 1988, pp. 208.

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