OPINION: On a night of remarkable electorate swings, it feels like Chloe Swarbrick’s win in Auckland Central is one of the most remarkable. It was a night where a red tide swept through previously blue fortresses, Labour pulling off remarkable
ELECTION LATEST* It’s a sea of red! Labour surges to victory – and can govern-alone with 97% of vote counted* Jacinda Ardern hails historic win, promises to govern for “every New Zealander”* Judith Collins crushed, says she has congratulated Ardern
OPINION: Jacinda Ardern has secured the greatest victory of any Prime Minister under MMP. Set to win just a fraction above or below 50 per cent of the vote, her mandate materially exceeds the 47 per cent won by John
It seems as if the election has been going all year. But, finally, we’re at the finishing post and we’ll have a new government soon. This year’s run has included the usual finger-pointing and denials, fiscal holes, selfies, photo-opportunities, gaffs,
Previously published in The Spinoff. The marginals, the bellwethers and the other places we’ll be gawking at come the close of polling in election 2020. By Alex Braae and Toby Manhire of The Spinoff. Northland Currently held by Matt King
Originally published by The Spinoff Labour has its eyes set on taking the Auckland Central seat from National, but Green supporters are anxious their party won’t make Parliament without the safety of an electorate win. Justin Giovannetti investigates the division.
Photos: Sean Rayford/Getty Images; Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Cook Political Report on Thursday changed its forecast of Arizona in the presidential race from "toss up" to "lean Democrat," citing new polling data that shows the sun belt state slipping away
Sport fanatics all over the world will be mourning the lack of live matches, games and events, in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The outbreak, which has killed nearly 178,000 people and infected more than 2.5 million, forced governments to