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PATTRICK SMELLIE: PM hands election date baton to Electoral Commission

Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 17 Aug 2020

Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 17 Aug 2020
Having spent the weekend judging the political mood, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has taken the conservative option, delayed the election for a month and made clear that the only body that can move it again will be the Electoral Commission. The most important part of her statement today is her emphatic statement that she will not move the date again herself. "I know the uncertainty covid has created is incredibly difficult though, and for everyone," she said. "We are all in the same boat. "And so I do want to give an assurance that I...

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