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Proportional Representation – Disproportional Influence

Posted by 1Law4All on October - 15 - 2017
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Proportional Representation – Disproportional Influence   By Dr Muriel Newman The 446,287 special votes cast during last month’s election have now been counted. According to the Electoral Commission, the final election tally gives National 44.4 percent of the party vote and 56 seats, Labour 36.9 percent and 46 seats, New Zealand First 7.2 percent and 9 seats, the Greens 6.3 percent and 8 seats, and ACT 0.5 percent and one  [ Read More ]

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