Bryden takes early lead
Preliminary results show Natalie Bryden is the highest-polling candidate in the Riccarton-Wigram Community Board by-election.
Four candidates are vying to replace former community board member Ishwar Ganda, who died this year.
Voting closed at noon today.
Initial results show Bryden 4511 votes, former Christchurch City councillor Bob Shearing 3633, John Stringer 2809 and Peter Yearbury 1537.
- Fairfax Media
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