• Nimon soaring to victory in Napier

Nimon soaring to victory in Napier

Katie Nimon of National is almost certainly guaranteed to be the next Napier MP with a large lead over Labour’s Mark Hutchinson, with 91.9 percent of the vote counted.

Hutchinson visited Nimon late tonight as she looked set to replace Stuart Nash as MP.

 VOTES COUNTED:

33,048

91.9%

LEADING CANDIDATE: NIMON, Katie 17,727

2nd CANDIDATE:        HUTCHINSON, Mark   10,297

CURRENT MARGIN:                7,430  

PARTY VOTE LEAD:      National Party 41.42%           

2nd PARTY:     Labour Party   26.65%