The General Election of 20th September 2014 was New Zealand’s 51st since general elections began in 1853, and the seventh election conducted under the Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) voting system.
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New Zealand has relatively few polls compared to other countries. Before this week, the last polls had been conducted in January to early February, well before the coronavirus crisis began. Final results for the 2017 NZ general elections. Those polls had the governing Labour party one to five points behind the opposition National. Of 24,798 households in the electorate in 2013, 28.4% were one-person households – the fifth-highest share in New Zealand. After the 2017 election, even with support partner ACT, the National Party were short of the 61 seats needed to govern following the 2017 general election results. Understand election and referendum rules. Following the counting of special votes and the release of the official results, there are seven political parties and 121 members represented in the 51st Parliament. New Zealand has voted in the local body elections and the results will be announced on October 12. Who has been elected Mayor in your region and will help make decisions for the next three years?
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Election results The winning candidate in the 2017 election, Clare Curran (Labour Party), captured a majority (54.6%) of the 39,211 valid electorate votes cast for candidates in the Dunedin South electorate.