History of New Zealand Elections

Electorate by Electorate Data
1905 to 1993


These excel files contain electorate by electorate data for all New Zealand elections between 1905 and 1993. They have been compiled over some years, and should now be almost wholly free of errors. They include the totals, and both rounds, of the two Second Ballot elections in 1908 and 1911.

Users should note, however, that party labels for early elections were often fluid, and it has been difficult to make party totals completely consistent with the official data reported in the successive E9 and earlier official results, and with the figures reported in Mackie and Rose's International Almanac of Electoral History.  J. O. Wilson's New Zealand Parliamentary Record was used as a further source of data.

Thanks are due to the research assistants who worked on this: Philippa Miskelly, Jean Kite, Sam Martin, and Jason Byrnes.

The various worksheets contain more detailed information on the data.

New Zealand Elections 1905-1943

New Zealand Elections 1943-1969

New Zealand Elections 1972-1993


Electorate by electorate data for MMP elections from 1996 onward are available from the New Zealand Electoral Commission's website
.  The links to the pages are below.

2014 Election

2011 Election

2008 Election

2005 Election

2002 Election

1999 Election

1996 Election (pdfs only)


1996 Election (electronic data)

Party Votes by Electorate

Electorate Votes by Electorate

Comprehensive Data (E9 Zip File)