< Electoral (Registration of Sentenced Prisoners) Amendment Bill

Electoral (Registration of Sentenced Prisoners) Amendment Bill

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About this bill

This bill amends the Electoral Act 1993 to enfranchise people who are serving a sentence of imprisonment for a term of less than 3 years and better facilitate participation in the electoral system of prisoners who are to be released from prison following a sentence of imprisonment for a term of 3 years or more.

Vote counts

63 ayes (supporters)
57 noes (opposers)
0 abstentions
0 absent

Vote outcome

Motion agreed to; Bill read a first time.

Member of Parliament responsible

Votes

Yes: Green Party 8 votes

Yes: Labour Party 46 votes

Yes: New Zealand First 9 votes

No: ACT New Zealand 1 vote

No: National Party 55 votes

No: Jami-Lee Ross Independent


All data
Bill Electoral (Registration of Sentenced Prisoners) Amendment Bill
Parliament 52
Vote date 18 March 2020
Reading 1
Success Yes
Reason A party vote was called for on the question, That the Electoral (Registration of Sentenced Prisoners) Amendment Bill be now read a first time.
Outcome Bill read a first time.
Vote type Party vote
Hansard status Corrected
Ayes 63
Noes 57
Abstentions 0
Absent 0

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