National needs momentum - now

National needs momentum - now
Was this really a good idea? (Image: NZME)
Pattrick Smellie
It’s just three weeks until early voting will start for the general election on Monday, Oct 2.That means the next three weeks are the most crucial of the campaign because, if the 2020 election is a guide, at least two-thirds of those who choose to vote will have done so well before polling day, Oct 14.An unscientific reckon, based on the grumpy mood of the nation, is that the pre-polling day turnout may be even higher than the record 68% early vote in 2020.An election in which the two traditional parties of government are barely able to r...

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