Mana (New Zealand electorate)


Mana (New Zealand electorate)
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Mana is a New Zealand Parliamentary electorate north of Wellington. It is currently held by Kris Faafoi MP.

Contents

Population centres

The electorate includes the following population centres:

History

The electorate was created for the introduction of MMP in 1996 from the Porirua electorate; and from the southern part of the Kapiti electorate, i.e. Paraparaumu south of the airport and Raumati.

Members of Parliament for Mana

Unless otherwise stated, all MPs' terms began and ended at a general election.

Election Winner
1996 election Graham Kelly (Labour)
1999 election
2002 election Winnie Laban (Labour)
2005 election
2008 election
2010 Mana by-election Kris Faafoi (Labour)

List MPs from Mana

Members of Parliament elected from party lists in elections where that person also unsuccessfully contested the Mana electorate. Unless otherwise stated, all MPs' terms began and ended at general elections.

Name Party First Elected Left Office Contested Mana
Chris Finlayson National 2005 Current MP 2005
Hekia Parata National 2008 Current MP 2008, 2010

Candidates in the 2011 election

General Election 2011: Mana
Notes:

 Green background  denotes an incumbent.
 Pink background  denotes a current list MP.
 Yellow background  denotes a retiring incumbent.

Party Candidate Notes List # Source
Labour Kris Faafoi Incumbent since 2010 by-election 41   [1][2]
Legalise Cannabis Richard Goode 9   [1][3]
Green Jan Logie 9   [1][4]
National Hekia Parata List MP since 2008 18   [1][5]
ACT Michael Warren 54   [1]

Electorate (as at 4 November 2011): 43,618[6]

Election results

2010 by-election

Mana by-election, 2010

Notes: Green background denotes the winner of the by-election.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list prior to the by-election.
Yellow background denotes the winner of the by-election, who was a list MP prior to the by-election.
A Green tickY or Red XN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kris Faafoi 10,980 47.17 -5.89
National Hekia Parata 9,574 41.13 +6.14
Green Jan Logie 1,543 6.62 -0.09
Independent Matt McCarten 849 3.65 -
ACT Colin du Plessis 136 0.58 -1.26
Legalise Cannabis Julian Crawford 112 0.48 -
Libertarianz Sean Fitzpatrick 46 0.20 +0.01
Alliance Kelly Buchanan 37 0.16 -
Informal votes 37
Total Valid votes 23,277
Labour hold Majority 1,406 6.04 -12.03


2008 election

General Election 2008: Mana[7]

Notes: Green 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.
A Green tickY or Red XN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

Party Candidate Votes % ±% Party Votes % ±%
Labour Green tickY Winnie Laban 18,070 53.06 -0.16 15,209 43.91
National Hekia Parata 11,915 34.99 +3.14 12,701 36.67
Green Michael Gilchrist 2,288 6.72 +1.47 2,903 8.38
ACT Mike Collins 628 1.84 +0.81 819 2.36
United Future Robin Gunston 472 1.39 -2.45 458 1.32
Kiwi Renton MacLachlan 337 0.99 - 206 0.59
Pacific Tim Salele'a Manu 282 0.83 - 189 0.55
Libertarianz Richard Goode 64 0.19 - 17 0.05
NZ First - 1,029 2.97 -
Māori - 356 1.03 -
Progressive - 274 0.79 -
Bill and Ben - 213 0.61 -
Legalise Cannabis - 133 0.38 -
Family Party - 85 0.25 -
Alliance - 17 0.05 -
Workers Party - 15 0.04 -
Democrats - 5 0.01 -
RAM - 5 0.01 -
RONZ - 2 0.01 -
Informal votes 277 123
Total Valid votes 34,056 34,636
Labour hold Majority 6,155 18.07 -3.31


Note: lines coloured beige denote the winner of the electorate vote. Lines coloured pink denote a candidate elected to Parliament from their party list.

2005 election

Party Candidate Votes % Party Votes %
Labour Green tickY Winnie Laban 16763 53.22 16016 49.98
National Chris Finlayson 10029 31.84 10108 31.54
Green Nicola Harvey 1654 5.25 1995 6.23
United Robin Gunston 1207 3.83 1346 4.20
Destiny Tala Leiasamaivao 518 1.64 224 0.70
Māori Party Sonny Hosking 403 1.28 248 0.77
ACT Michael Collins 395 1.25 83 0.26
Progressive Fale Leleisiuao 291 0.92 345 1.08
Alliance Kelly Buchanan 100 0.32 49 0.15
IND Jasmine Fremantle 79 0.25 - -
Direct Democracy Jason Anderson 56 0.18 7 0.02
NZ First - - - 1244 3.88
ALCP - - - 56 0.15
Christian Heritage - - - 22 0.07
Libertarianz - - - 9 0.03
99 MP - - - 8 0.02
Democrats - - - 7 0.02
Family Rights PP - - - 5 0.02
One NZ - - - 5 0.02
Republic of NZ - - - 3 0.01
informal votes 335 147
total valid votes 31,495 32,046
Labour hold Majority 6,734

sourced from electionresults.govt.nz

References

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