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How party affiliation affects local government elections: August 19, 2019

How party affiliation affects local government elections: August 19, 2019

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Local elections are coming up fast and and an increasing number of candidates are becoming affiliated with central parties. Research from Auckland University of Technology shows that since Auckland became amalgamated, more candidates are opting to affiliate themselves with Labour, the Greens, and National than ever before. Research also shows these candidates are doing better than those running as independents.  Lachlan spoke with lead researcher Dr Karen Webster about the research.