Politics

1 million non-voters

Election voting paper 4:03pm Voter turnout at Saturday's election improved, but roughly the same number who voted for National did not vote at all.

Cunliffe's showdown

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Labour, media in crosshairs

Harre Laila Harre takes aim at others after her party failed to land a sole MP in Parliament.

National thrives, Labour slumps

John Key OPINION: PM rides back into power with an expanded mandate while the post-mortem gets underway among Labour MPs.

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Opinion poll

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.

Vote Result

Related story: Voters reject riding on the coat-tails

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