Jacinda Ardern's majority may prove to be her biggest challenge

Whether she will choose to is another question. Her leadership style is one that prefers compromise and consensus. She will be mindful that although the voters have given her a majority, this owes more to a quirk of the Mixed Member Proportional representation (MMP) voting system – a system which asks people to vote twice, for their preferred party and for their electorate, or constituency, MP – than to her popularity .




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