Election results in hung parliament

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The New Zealand National Party has won Saturday’s parliamentary elections, however, they have fallen just short of being able to form a government.
With all the votes counted, Prime Minister Bill English’s party secured 58 seats in the 121-strong chamber.
The opposition Labour Party led by Jacinda Ardern took 45 seats.
With parliament hung, the two main political rivals will look to Winston Peters and the New Zealand First party (nine seats), which is now in a position to play kingmaker.
The centre-right prime minister made the first move, saying he would open talks with NZ First “in the next few days”.
Without NZ First, the National Party is unable to form a government as its only ally, ACT New Zealand, secured just one seat.
Ms Arden’s party can rely on backing from the Green Party (seven seats) – still not enough to govern in a coalition.

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doge2017
doge2017
4 years ago

i hope the national party party wins the voting

curtis
curtis
4 years ago

wow go national

Noah
Noah
4 years ago

Everyone knows that if they win student loans will be gone meaning that none of us can go to university and get good jobs unless our parents are rich

Mad as a hatter
Mad as a hatter
4 years ago

NZ first has a misleading name. The name makes it sound good but it is very racist.
Winston peters is a nasty man.

Luca
Luca
4 years ago

I think that Jacinda Arden Will win because I Think Jacinda is honest

Toby
Toby
4 years ago

I think National will win because National is not going to use lots of money ? and Labours going to use lots of money ? ?

anthony
anthony
4 years ago

Go NZ first he will change things for good

anthony
anthony
4 years ago

I reckon that NZ first will form a coalition with National and ACT

NinjaTiger
NinjaTiger
4 years ago

Im hoping labour can win this time

NinjaTiger
NinjaTiger
4 years ago

Go Labour

NinjaTiger
NinjaTiger
4 years ago

I really want to see who wins this time

NinjaTiger
NinjaTiger
4 years ago

i really want to see who wins for 2017

Anonymous
Anonymous
4 years ago

go national!!!

tearahina
tearahina
4 years ago

I think jacinda arden will win
she will start a new furture

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