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Electoral Commission - returning officers and registrars of electors

Dame Patsy spoke at a training session for the Returning Officers and Registrars of Electors taking part in this year's General Elections. 

Dame Patsy spoke about the Governor-General's role in New Zealand's democratic system and where it sits in the process of forming a Government under the MMP system.

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Dame Patsy's speech

Image of Dame Patsy with Chief Electoral officer, Alicia Wright and Deputy Chief Electoral officer, Mark Lawson
Image of Dame Patsy with all the Returning Officers




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