Ardern wins by landslide in New Zealand election


New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks at a Labour Party event after winning the country’s general election in Auckland. – AFP pic, October 17, 2020.

PRIME Minister Jacinda Ardern won a landslide victory in New Zealand’s general election today, leveraging success battling Covid-19 to gain an unprecedented outright majority and the chance to implement her reform agenda.

With two thirds of the vote counted, Ardern’s centre-left Labour Party was on 49.2% and forecast to take around 64 seats in the 120-member parliament.


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