New Zealand -- Politics and government -- 1972-
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
At the 1978 General Election, Mr Malcolm Douglas, the Labour candidate for Hunua, won the seat with a majority of 301 votes. Because of irregularities, however, the Electoral Court order a recount. As a result of this, nearly 500 votes were disallowed and the National candidate, Mr Winston Peters, gained a majority of 192 votes. The collection consists of interview sheets, registration cards, disallowed and allowed special votes, submissions and court papers.
The papers in this collection date from the mid-1960s to the early 1980s and relate primarily to Bailey's work as a member of a number of select committees. Typically files contain, agendas, minutes, draft bills, reports, submissions and other material tabled at committee meetings.