How do you vote?
Why run for election?
Who can stand?
Information on standing for the Council in 2019
A welcome from Whanganui District Council
Standing for local government
Purpose: To introduce you to the elected member roles available to you, including a description of what elected members do. 25 minutes
By the end of this video you will be able to:
- Clarify the value of the elected member role and what can be achieved
- Describe the three types of local authority, and the roles within each
- Consider what elected members actually do.
What do you need to be an elected member
How councils work
Purpose: To help you understand the next steps to take, if you have decided to stand for local government. 3 mins
Your first days as an elected member
Who can run?
How can I be nominated?
How can I be a good candidate?
How do I get votes?
What happens if I win?
You will be provided with all the information you need about your role as an elected member.
How does the Council work?
Whanganui Rural Community board
Roles, responsibilities and remuneration
Community board members
What counts as an election sign?