A week of polls - what they mean for the election

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Sun, 2 Aug 2020, 11:12AM
Jacinda Ardern and Judith Collins. (Photo / NZ Herald)

A week of polls - what they mean for the election

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sun, 2 Aug 2020, 11:12AM

Two polls have shown that Labour will be in a good position to govern alone.

A Colmar Brunton poll this week painted a better picture for National than an earlier Read Research poll - with the opposition party sitting on 32% in the latest poll.

However, a higher poll result means little when Labour is averaging over 50%, meaning the party could form a Government without support partners.

The other victor from the latest polls is Act, with rising numbers suggesting David Seymour could return to Parliament in September with at least four friends.

Listen above as political reporter Jason Walls breaks down the numbers