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Electoral reform

Holly Walker MP
Holly Walker MP
holly [dot] walker [at] parliament [dot] govt [dot] nz (Email)

Ballot boxMixed Member Proportional (MMP) is a great electoral system. It's fair, it means that everyone's vote counts, and it makes parliament a more diverse and representative place.

MMP Review

At the 2011 election, New Zealanders voted in a referendum to keep MMP as our electoral system.

A review of MMP began in February 2012, led by the Electoral Commission, to make our electoral system even more effective.

After a robust public consultation process the final report was presented to the Minister of Justice.

Read the final report on the 2012 Review of MMP on the Elections NZ website

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