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  •   Home > News > Politics

    A smokefree campaigner has been appointed to lead a group reviewing our electoral law

    A smokefree campaigner has been appointed to lead a group reviewing our electoral law


    Lawyer and and government relations expert, Deborah Hart, will lead the expert panel charged with making election rules clearer and fairer.

    It will also include academics Maria Bargh, Andrew Geddis and Lara Greaves, disability advocate Alice Mander, and former Chief Electoral Officer, Robert Peden.

    Meanwhile, Dame Fran Wilde will lead a board overseeing the design and construction of Auckland's light rail network.

    The former Cabinet Minister previously oversaw public transport in Wellington - as chair of Greater Wellington Regional Council.

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