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Election 2020

Handbrake off as Labour landslide delivers absolute majority

Pattrick Smellie
Sat, 17 Oct 2020

Pattrick Smellie
Sat, 17 Oct 2020
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s response to the covid-19 pandemic has delivered the New Zealand Labour Party a historic landslide victory in the 2020 general election.The party becomes the first to be able to govern alone, with an absolute majority without coalition or support partners, since the advent of voting under the MMP proportional representation voting system, introduced in 1996.On tonight’s results, Labour is on track for a clear four-seat majority in NZ’s 120-seat Parliament in an election where the country swung de...

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