|Maungakiekie-Tāmaki ward Councillor|
21 February 2018
|Preceded by||Denise Lee|
Josephine Ruth Bartleyis a New Zealand politician who is an Auckland Councillor.
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Bartley was elected to the Maungakiekie-Tamaki Local Board in the 2010 local elections and re-elected in 2013 and 2016, also serving as the board's Chair from 2016.
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