Legal Beagle by Graeme Edgeler

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Election 2014: the no threshold counterfactual

As I have done on election night of the last two elections, I present below the New Zealand House of Representatives, had the election been conducted with no threshold: 

National – 57
ACT – 1
United Future – 1

Conservatives 
– 5

New Zealand First – 11
Maori Party 
– 2

Labour – 30
The Greens – 12
Internet MANA – 2

(total 121 MPs)

Obviously, if the rules were different, the vote would be different. I make no claim that this would have happened (almost certainly, it would not have), but I think it's interesting to look at it anyway.

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