Story: Elections and campaigns

Polling-booth ticket, 1919 (1st of 4)

Polling-booth ticket, 1919

Polling-booth tickets were issued to voters to speed up the checking of the electoral roll. The ticket identified the voter by the number against his or her name on the roll, and on the back had a list of local polling places. The ticket shown here was issued in 1919, for the Auckland West electorate.

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Reference: Ephemera-GeneralElection-1919

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Bryce Edwards, 'Elections and campaigns - Elections', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 May 2022)

Story by Bryce Edwards, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Jul 2016