New Zealand Green Party gets best result yet, now NZ’s 3rd-largest party

The New Zealand Green Party recorded its best result yet in New Zealand’s November 26 general election. The Greens earned 10.6% of the vote (up from 6.7% in 2008) and increased their number of seats in parliament from 9 to 13. The party could also gain a fourteenth seat if their percentage grows when special votes are counted, according to party leaders. The Green Party is now New Zealand’s 3rd largest party, after National and Labour.

See Wikipedia articles on the New Zealand General Election 2011 and New Zealand Green Party for more information.

Dave Schwab

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