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ELECTION 2020: How the votes swung across the country

Andy Fyers
Sun, 18 Oct 2020

ELECTION 2020: How the votes swung across the country
Andy Fyers
Sun, 18 Oct 2020
Labour increased its share of the party vote in every single electorate as it romped to an unprecedented MMP majority.In electorate after electorate the party vote swung to Labour by more than 10 percentage points. In many historically National strongholds the swing to Labour was close to 20 points. The biggest move to Labour came in the Waimakariri electorate, north of Christchurch. Labour's party vote increased from 32 percent in 2017 to almost 50 percent.There was a similar swing in Port Waikato, previously the Hunua electorate...

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