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The election campaign begins early

16 April 2012 2 comments

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This media report today kicks of the next election campaign,

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With a shaky one-seat majority and falling support in opinion polls, National is panicking.

See:  Bugger the polls?

See:  National – The End is Nigh

See:  Bugger the polls? (Part #Rua)

Party strategists and hierarchy understand full well that their grasp on the treasury benches is tenuous, and they could wake up tomorrow having lost their majority.

National’s internal polling has probably confirmed that the writing is on the wall.  Short of a miracle, National will be crushed at the 2014 elections.

This blogger predicts that National will not make it to 2014. In fact, this blogger predicts  an early election this year, after a successful vote of no confidence brings down this government.

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In the meantime, we can expect more electioneering-style media statements, in the battle for the hearts and minds of New Zealand voters.

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