Electoral (Right to Switch Rolls Freely) Amendment Bill

About this bill

This bill would amend the Electoral Act 1993 to enable Māori voters to switch between the Māori and non-Māori electoral rolls at any time.

Current status

Defeated at first reading on 09 November 2022

Member of Parliament responsible

Rawiri Waititi

Bill type

Member's bill



All data
Bill type Member's bill
Parliament 53
Ref 140-1
Introduced 9 June 2022
Defeated 9 November 2022
Defeated at reading 1
Divided No

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