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New Zealand General election Dates 2017

New Zealand General election Date: 23 September 2017

The 2017 New Zealand general election is scheduled to be held on Saturday 23 September 2017 to determine the membership of the 52nd New Zealand Parliament. The current Parliament was elected on Saturday 20 September 2014 and expires if not dissolved earlier on 10 October 2017.
The National Party has governed since 2008, in a minority government with confidence and supply from the Māori, ACT and United Future parties. The National Party will be seeking a fourth term in government against opposition parties Labour (the official opposition), Green and New Zealand First. It will be the first election for Bill English as Prime Minister, after he replaced John Key on 12 December 2016.

Also Read: New Zealand Election Results 2017 by Constituency Winner List

New Zealand Past Cabinet Ministers List 2017 Live

Ministers and Government Spokespersons of current government
Bill English
Paula Bennett
Steven Joyce
Gerry Brownlee
Simon Bridges
Amy Adams
Jonathan Coleman
Christopher Finlayson
Michael Woodhouse
Anne Tolley
Nathan Guy
Nikki Kaye
Todd McClay
Nick Smith
Judith Collins
Maggie Barry
Paul Goldsmith
Louise Upston
Alfred Ngaro
Mark Mitchell
Nicky Wagner
Jacqui Dean
David Bennett
Tim Macindoe
Scott Simpson
Peter Dunne
Te Ururoa Flavell

New Zealand General election Results 2017 Live By Party

Nationwide Party Votes – 100% of results counted

Party Votes % of Votes Electorate Seats List Seats Total seats
National Party 998813 46 41 17 58
Labour Party 776556 35.8 29 16 45
New Zealand First Party 162988 7.5 9 9
Green Party 126995 5.9 7 7
ACT New Zealand 10959 0.5 1 1
The Opportunities Party (TOP) 48018 2.2
Māori Party 23456 1.1
Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party 5853 0.3
Conservative 5318 0.2
MANA 2775 0.1
Ban1080 2440 0.1
New Zealand People's Party 1631 0.1
United Future 1471 0.1
NZ Outdoors Party 1333 0.1
Democrats for Social Credit 732 0
Internet Party 464 0
Total 2169802   71 49 120

New Zealand General election Results 2017 Live By Constituency (52nd Parliament)

Results Will start coming in after 7 PM once voting gets over

New Zealand General election Results 2015 Live By Constituency (51st Parliament)

Last Year Terms Election results.











Region(s) MP Party
Auckland Central Auckland (Central) Kaye, NikkiNikki Kaye National
Bay of Plenty Bay of Plenty Muller, ToddTodd Muller National
Botany Auckland (South) Ross, Jami-LeeJami-Lee Ross National
Christchurch Central Canterbury Wagner, NickyNicky Wagner National
Christchurch East Canterbury Williams, PotoPoto Williams Labour
Clutha-Southland Southland; Otago Barclay, ToddTodd Barclay National
Coromandel Waikato Simpson, ScottScott Simpson National
Dunedin North Otago Clark, DavidDavid Clark Labour
Dunedin South Otago Curran, ClareClare Curran Labour
East Coast Gisborne; Bay of Plenty Tolley, AnneAnne Tolley National
East Coast Bays Auckland (North) McCully, MurrayMurray McCully National
Epsom Auckland (Central) Seymour, DavidDavid Seymour ACT
Hamilton East Waikato Bennett, DavidDavid Bennett National
Hamilton West Waikato Tim Macindoe National
Helensville Auckland (West) Key, JohnJohn Key National
Hunua Auckland (South) Bayly, AndrewAndrew Bayly National
Hutt South Wellington Mallard, TrevorTrevor Mallard Labour
Ilam Canterbury Brownlee, GerryGerry Brownlee National
Invercargill Southland Dowie, SarahSarah Dowie National
Kaikōura Marlborough; Canterbury Smith, StuartStuart Smith National
Kelston Auckland (West) Sepuloni, CarmelCarmel Sepuloni Labour
Mana Wellington Faafoi, KrisKris Faafoi Labour
Mangere Auckland (South) Sio, WilliamWilliam Sio Labour
Manukau East Auckland (South) Salesa, JennyJenny Salesa Labour
Manurewa Auckland (South) Wall, LouisaLouisa Wall Labour
Maungakiekie Auckland (Central) Lotu-Iiga, SamSam Lotu-Iiga National
Mt Albert Auckland (Central) Ardern, JacindaJacinda Ardern Labour
Mt Roskill Auckland (Central) Wood, MichaelMichael Wood Labour
Napier Hawke's Bay Nash, StuartStuart Nash Labour
Nelson Nelson; Tasman Smith, NickNick Smith National
New Lynn Auckland (West) Cunliffe, DavidDavid Cunliffe Labour
New Plymouth Taranaki Young, JonathanJonathan Young National
North Shore Auckland (North) Barry, MaggieMaggie Barry National
Northcote Auckland (North) Jonathan Coleman National
Northland Northland Peters, WinstonWinston Peters NZ First
Ōhariu Wellington Dunne, PeterPeter Dunne United Future
Ōtaki Wellington; Manawatu-Wanganui Guy, NathanNathan Guy National
Pakuranga Auckland (South) Williamson, MauriceMaurice Williamson National
Palmerston North Manawatu-Wanganui Lees-Galloway, IainIain Lees-Galloway Labour
Papakura Auckland (South) Judith Collins National
Port Hills Canterbury Dyson, RuthRuth Dyson Labour
Rangitata Canterbury Goodhew, JoJo Goodhew National
Rangitīkei Manawatu-Wanganui McKelvie, IanIan McKelvie National
Rimutaka Wellington Hipkins, ChrisChris Hipkins Labour
Rodney Auckland (North) Mitchell, MarkMark Mitchell National
Rongotai Wellington King, AnnetteAnnette King Labour
Rotorua Bay of Plenty McClay, ToddTodd McClay National
Selwyn Canterbury Adams, AmyAmy Adams National
Tāmaki Auckland (Central) O'Connor, SimonSimon O'Connor National
Taranaki-King Country Taranaki; Waikato Kuriger, BarbaraBarbara Kuriger National
Taupō Waikato Upston, LouiseLouise Upston National
Tauranga Bay of Plenty Bridges, SimonSimon Bridges National
Te Atatu Auckland (West) Twyford, PhilPhil Twyford Labour
Tukituki Hawke's Bay Foss, CraigCraig Foss National
Upper Harbour Auckland (North) Bennett, PaulaPaula Bennett National
Waikato Waikato Tisch, LindsayLindsay Tisch National
Waimakariri Canterbury Doocey, MattMatt Doocey National
Wairarapa Wellington; Manawatu-Wanganui Scott, AlastairAlastair Scott National
Waitaki Otago; Canterbury Dean, JacquiJacqui Dean National
Wellington Central Wellington Robertson, GrantGrant Robertson Labour
West Coast-Tasman West Coast; Tasman O'Connor, DamienDamien O'Connor Labour
Whanganui Manawatu-Wanganui; Taranaki Borrows, ChesterChester Borrows National
Whangarei Northland Reti, ShaneShane Reti National
Wigram Canterbury Woods, MeganMegan Woods Labour


New Zealand General election results 2017 Voting Live


  1. Polling booths open in libraries, schools and town halls around the country at 9am (9pm Friday GMT) and close at 7pm, after which results will start coming in and vote counting will begin
  2. New Zealanders have to decide between National or new Labour leader Jacinda Ardern.
  3. Close to a million people have chosen to vote early this year – 40% of the total votes cast in the last general election in 2014.
  4. Voters will elect at least 120 members to the House of Representatives, with 71 electorate members and 49 list members.
  5. New Zealand uses the Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) voting system, which gives voters two votes: one for a political party and one for their local electorate MP
  6. A record 806,043 New Zealanders have already voted, two days ahead of Saturday's election.
  7. The advance voting statistics from the Electoral Commission show that by this day three years ago, 717,579 people have been to the polls.



New Zealand General Parliamentary election Preferred PM



Poll Date Bill English Jacinda Ardern
ne News Colmar Brunton














9–13 Sep 2017 32 34
Newshub Reid Research 13–20 Sep 2017 34.7 29.6
One News Colmar Brunton 15–19 Sep 2017 37 31



New Zealand General election Contesting Parties and Candidates

Political parties registered with the Electoral Commission on Writ Day can contest the general election as a party. Each such party can submit a party list to contest the party vote, and can have a party election-expenses limit in addition to limits on individual candidates' campaigns. As of 6 March 2017, fourteen political parties are registered and can contend the general election

Last Term Election Results
















Leader(s) Ideology Last election  
       % party vote Seats
National Bill English Conservatism; Classical liberalism 47.04 60
Labour Andrew Little Social democracy 25.13 32
Green James Shaw / Metiria Turei Green politics 10.7 14
NZ First Winston Peters Conservatism; Nationalism; Populism 8.66 11
Māori Te Ururoa Flavell / Marama Fox Indigenous rights 1.32 2
ACT David Seymour Classical liberalism; Libertarianism; Conservatism 0.69 1
United Future Peter Dunne Social liberalism; Centrism 0.22 1
Conservative Leighton Baker Conservatism; Fiscal conservatism; Social conservatism 3.99
Internet Suzie Dawson Collaborative e-democracy; Internet freedom; Privacy; Copyright reform 1.42
Mana Hone Harawira Tino rangatiratanga; Socialism; Māori rights 1.42
Legalise Cannabis Jeff Lye Cannabis legalisation 0.46
Ban 1080 Mike Downard / Bill Wallace Opposition to 1080 poison 0.21
Democrats Stephnie de Ruyter Social Credit; Economic democracy; Left-wing nationalism 0.07
Opportunities Gareth Morgan Big tent; Radical centrism; Environmentalism; Geolibertarianism not founded




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