The final tally for advance voting is 717,579. This is somewhat larger than 334,558 in 2011 and 270,427 in 2008. That is pretty impressive.
The electoral commission has a schedule published for tonight and later for the count.
Welcome to the New Zealand election results website, managed by the Electoral Commission. Today is Election Day for the 2014 General Election. The preliminary election results will become available here progressively from 7.00pm.Click here to find out more about voting in the 2014 General Election. Targets for release of the preliminary election results are:
● by 8.30pm all advance vote results ● by 10.00pm results from 50% of voting places ● by 11.30pm results from 100% of voting places The Electoral Commission aims to have the official results for the 2014 General Election published here by 2.00pm on Saturday 4 October.
And for nice look of the advance voting.