New Zealand Election 2008

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New Zealand Election 2008

  1. 1. New Zealand Election 2008
  2. 2. New Zealand has MMP as its Electoral System Mixed Member Proportional
  3. 3. You get two votes
  4. 4. The Party Vote The vote decides the share of seats which each of the parties listed below will have in Parliament. Vote by putting a tick in the circle immediately after the party you choose.
  5. 5. The Electorate Vote This vote decides the candidate who will be elected a Member of Parliament for the _________ ELECTORATE. Vote by putting a tick in the circle immediately before the candidate you choose.
  6. 6. Seats are proportional to the votes.
  7. 7. Results of 2008 Election (National & Green) 48.36% 45.45% 6.43% 6.56% National Votes National Seats Green Votes Green Seats
  8. 8. A party has to get over 5% of the vote.
  9. 9. A party has to get over 5% of the vote. Unless you win an electorate seat.
  10. 10. Results of 2008 Election (NZ First & ACT) 4.21% 4.09% 3.72% 0% New Zealand New Zealand ACT Votes ACT Seats First Votes First Seats
  11. 11. Rodney Hide won Epsom for ACT.
  12. 12. New Zealand also has Maori seats.
  13. 13. 2008
  14. 14. The Parties…
  15. 15. On the Left…
  16. 16. On the Right…
  17. 17. …and a Maori Party.
  18. 18. …and a Maori Party.
  19. 19. The Votes
  20. 20. Percentage of the Vote, 2008
  21. 21. Number of seats in parliament out of 122
  22. 22. Votes around the country
  23. 23. North Island
  24. 24. South Island
  25. 25. The Maori Seats
  26. 26. Under MMP you will need a coalition government.
  27. 27. Making a government 64 52 5 National Led Labour Led Maori
  28. 28. …formed a coalition government because they have enough seats.
  29. 29. New Zealand’s new Prime Minister John Key

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