Electoral (Strengthening Democracy) Amendment Bill

About this bill

This bill amends the Electoral Act 1993 to reform and strengthen New Zealand’s democracy in line with recommendations from the Electoral Commission and in response to recently highlighted shortcomings in the Act.

Current status

Defeated at first reading on 21 September 2022

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Member's bill

All data
Bill type Member's bill
Parliament 53
Ref 131-1
Introduced 19 May 2022
Defeated 21 September 2022
Defeated at reading 1
Divided No

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