Dirty Politics and the Dotcom bomb was supposed to lay National low. But they've defied political convention to win a third term even more popular than when they began.
So the Dirty Politics practitioners were spot-on. Nasty tactics do favour the Right.
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Winston Peters confident after result
Greens: We held our ground
Aucklanders split their vote like no others
Sam Lotu-Iiga claims Maungakiekie
Davis' win a critical blow for Harawira, Internet Mana
ACT supporters philosophical
Judith Collins holds Papakura
Conservatives 'out but not down'
New Zealand election 2014 results: Live
Gloom for Labour, joy for MPs
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Where do you stand on political coat-tail riding?
If it gets marginalised voices into Parliament, I'm for it.
I'm against it - if you don't get the votes, you shouldn't be there.
It's just part of the political game.
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