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MMP Minister Urged To Change Stance

Friday, 17 May 2013, 9:17 am | Campaign to Keep MMP

Keep MMP Hawkes Bay convenors Maxine Boag and Liz Remmerswaal are urging the Justice Minister to reconsider her stance on not implementing changes to the MMP system. More >>

Public’s views on MMP must be heard and addressed

Monday, 12 December 2011, 1:54 pm | Campaign to Keep MMP

MMP supporters say they will honour a promise made during the campaign to help the public take part in the fine tuning of MMP, and are calling for the Electoral Commission to lead a deeper discussion than that announced today. More >>

MMP now confirmed for future generations

Saturday, 10 December 2011, 5:26 pm | Campaign to Keep MMP

Today’s MMP referendum results shows that nearly 58% of valid votes cast were to keep MMP, with just over 42% opting for change. More >>

MMP Referendum now a two horse race

Wednesday, 23 November 2011, 3:07 pm | Campaign to Keep MMP

The voting systems referendum is now a two horse race between MMP and First Past the Post, a new analysis of opinion surveys show, and people should vote to keep MMP unless they want to return to FPP, Keep MMP campaigners say. More >>

Prime Minister will continue to make MMP work

Monday, 21 November 2011, 3:21 pm | Campaign to Keep MMP

The Prime Minister has made MMP work, and the public should have absolute confidence in his ability to continue doing so after the election if National forms a government. More >>

Long-time MMP campaigner says history repeats itself

Monday, 21 November 2011, 9:33 am | Campaign to Keep MMP

A Murray Ball cartoon from 18 years ago reminds New Zealanders where this year's anti-MMP campaign has come from, as they prepare to vote in Saturday’s electoral referendum. More >>

Anti MMP lobby challenged tonight

Sunday, 20 November 2011, 9:32 pm | Campaign to Keep MMP

Keep MMP will tonight challenge the anti MMP lobby to explain how a vote for change will lead to anything other than another referendum between MMP and First Past the Post – a system New Zealanders have already rejected. More >>

Support firming for keeping and improving MMP

Friday, 18 November 2011, 10:11 am | Campaign to Keep MMP

The three most recent opinion polls have had support for keeping MMP at over 50%. More >>

Voters won’t be fooled by anti MMP lobby

Wednesday, 16 November 2011, 1:00 pm | Campaign to Keep MMP

The anti MMP lobby’s attempts to pull the wool over voters’ eyes over the number of MPs has not stopped a recent firming in support for MMP, Keep MMP spokesperson Sandra Grey said. More >>

Supplementary Member’s backers need to come clean

Monday, 14 November 2011, 12:16 pm | Campaign to Keep MMP

Advocacy of the Supplementary Member voting system is the biggest con job of this referendum, and anyone promoting it needs to be exposed for this, Keep MMP said today. More >>

Electorate threshold rule up for review

Sunday, 13 November 2011, 8:28 pm | Campaign to Keep MMP

New Zealanders have made it clear they want the chance to keep and improve their MMP system, including taking a close look at the single electorate threshold or ‘life boat rule’, Keep MMP said today. More >>

Poll shows support to keep MMP and make it better

Friday, 11 November 2011, 9:41 am | Campaign to Keep MMP

A poll out today shows New Zealanders are in no mood to change their voting system. More >>

NZ's best known and loved writers add their support to MMP

Sunday, 6 November 2011, 11:23 am | Campaign to Keep MMP

NZ's best known and loved writers add their support to keeping MMP As support continues to grow for keeping MMP in the referendum on November 26, a group of top New Zealand writers have added their voice to the campaign. More >>

Analysis of FPP’s lookalike system Supplementary Member

Sunday, 30 October 2011, 10:11 pm | Campaign to Keep MMP

Keep MMP supporters say retaining MMP in the referendum on Election Day is the only way to ensure we maintain a proportional electoral system which is fair and truly representative. More >>

Keep MMP campaign launches in Auckland today

Friday, 28 October 2011, 11:08 am | Campaign to Keep MMP

The campaign to keep the MMP voting system launches in Auckland today, at an event at 11am in the Wynyard Quarter. More >>

Hawkes Bay MMP Referendum presentation

Saturday, 22 October 2011, 8:02 pm | Campaign to Keep MMP

On Monday night, over forty people heard Therese Arseneau, Senior fellow in the school of Political Science and Communication at Canterbury University speak in the Napier City Council chambers on the MMP referendum in the General Election on 26 ... More >>

Focus on MMP referendum sharpens

Monday, 10 October 2011, 9:36 am | Campaign to Keep MMP

Campaign to Keep MMP is looking forward to a sharper focus on the November 26 MMP referendum, as the Electoral Commission's promotional campaign ramps up from today. More >>

 

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