Who won the 2014 NZ election?
Turnout was 77.90%, higher than the 2011 election, but the sixth-lowest since women gained the vote in 1893. The centre-right National Party, led by incumbent Prime Minister John Key, gained a plurality with 47.0% of the party vote and 60 of the 121 seats.
Who won the 2017 NZ election?
The election resulted in Ardern becoming New Zealand’s third female Prime Minister, and Peters being reappointed Deputy Prime Minister, a role he had first held in 1996–98. This marked an end to nine years under the Fifth National Government, and the beginning of the Sixth Labour Government of New Zealand.
What percentage of the vote did Jacinda get?
Parties and candidates
|James Shaw / Marama Davidson
Who lost to Jacinda Ardern?
Ardern contested the seat of Auckland Central for Labour in the 2011 general election, standing against incumbent National MP Nikki Kaye for National and Greens candidate Denise Roche. Despite targeting Green voters to vote strategically for her, she lost to Kaye by 717 votes.
Did Māori have the right to vote?
The Māori Representation Act 1867 To avoid difficulties with property ownership, all Māori men over 21 years of age were eligible to vote (and stand for Parliament). The small number of Māori who owned individual freehold land were still allowed to vote in the European electorates.
Which party was in power in Victoria in 2014?
Opposition Leader Daniel Andrews led the Australian Labor Party (ALP) to victory, winning 47 seats with 52 per cent of the two-party-preferred vote, ending Premier Denis Napthine’s Coalition rule after a single term.
What is the main language of NZ?
New Zealand Sign Language
New Zealand/Official languages
How many Māori voters were there in the 2014 election?
A total of 441,492 New Zealand voters of Māori descent were enrolled – 239,941 (54%) were enrolled on the Māori roll and 201,551 (46%) were enrolled on the general roll. Therefore 92.9% of the estimated Māori descent population of 475,100 were enrolled for the 2014 election – similar to the enrolment rate on the General Roll.
What are the results of the 2014 general election?
The Electoral Commission has declared the official results for the 2014 General Election. The number of seats in Parliament will be 121. The National Party has lost one list seat compared to election night, and now has 60 seats in total. The Green Party has gained one list seat compared to election night, and now has 14 seats in total.
How many seats did the National Party get in the 2014 election?
In the 2014 election, although the National Party’s final share of the party vote dropped 1.02 percentage points to 47.04%, it resulted in the National Party’s initial allocation of 61 seats – an outright majority and provisionally the first under MMP – being reduced to a final entitlement of 60 seats.