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A survey of candidates in the 2004 Local Authority elections

This report presents the results of a survey of local authority election candidates in the October 2004 elections. Candidates include those standing for community boards, licensing trusts, territorial authorities (district and city councils, including the mayoralty), regional councils, and district health boards (DHBs). Candidates were asked about their previous political experience, including at the local authority level. They were also asked questions about their community involvement, reasons for standing. The report contains a profile of the candidates themselves as well as identifying characteristics of elected and non-elected candidates. The survey was last conducted for the 2001 local authority elections. Download or print out the report below.

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