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Election 2020

How NZ First will have a final say on election outcome

Andy Fyers
Fri, 16 Oct 2020

How NZ First will have a final say on election outcome
Andy Fyers
Fri, 16 Oct 2020
'Wasted' votes will be just as important to watch as the actual support for Labour as the results come in on Saturday night.And it could be the party of Winston Peters that has the final say on whether Jacinda Ardern and Labour are returned with an outright majority, despite almost certainly missing the all-important 5 percent party threshold.The more votes NZ First can muster without hitting 5 percent, the higher the likely wasted vote and the lower the level of support required for Labour to achieve a majority.The percentage of suppor...

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