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A Newstalk ZB Media Research Poll released today shows that Celia Wade-Brown has an early edge in Wellington’s mayoralty race.
The poll asked 486 people who they’d like to see run the city for the next three years.
The poll shows that at this stage incumbent Celia Wade-Brown has the support of 31 percent of the city to continue as mayor.
Her strongest challenge comes from councillor John Morrison, with 25 percent.
Jack Yan is in third at four percent.
With eight weeks till election day, 28 percent said they were still unsure who they’d like to have in charge.
The Newstalk ZB Mayoral Poll showed that Wade-Brown performed strongly with female voters (35.84%) while Morrison scored best with males (36.84%).
Celia Wade-Brown 31.67%
John Morrison 25.22%
Jack Yan 4.15%
Keith Johnson 0.82%
Nicola Young 0.41%
The telephone survey of 486 voters was conducted the week beginning 12 August prior to the entry of former councillor Rob Goulden and barrister Karunanidhi Muthu. It has a margin of error of 4.4%.