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Local historians weekly "Back Issues" article in the Manawatū Standard. Elizabeth Ward writes about the history of Palmerston North local body elections voter turnout, noting that postal voting in 1983 resulted in a high turnout of voters. However with the decline in the use of the postal system overall, voting has declined in more recent years.

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Back Issues: Angst over voter turnout 'nothing new'
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October 1, 2022

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