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Rethink urged on reluctance to progress MMP changes

Tuesday, 14 May 2013, 5:18 pm | Campaign For MMP

The group that campaigned to keep MMP at the 2011 referendum is urging the Justice Minister to reconsider her stance on not implementing changes to the MMP system. More >>

MMP review honours public desire for fine tuning

Monday, 13 August 2012, 2:55 pm | Campaign For MMP

The Electoral Commission has honoured New Zealanders’ desire to fine tune MMP but keep proportionality as the centrepiece of their electoral system, Campaign for MMP said today. More >>

MMP review suggestions must be seriously considered

Tuesday, 1 May 2012, 11:27 am | Campaign For MMP

MMP review suggestions must be seriously considered Campaign for MMP says politicians would be ill advised to ignore the findings of the independent review on MMP, as public hearings head to Auckland tomorrow. Last week the Electoral Commission began ... More >>

MMP: We’ve selected it, now it’s time to perfect it

Monday, 13 February 2012, 12:32 pm | Campaign For MMP

Campaign for MMP is encouraging the public to take part in the review of MMP , to ensure the system is bedded down for several generations. More >>

Voters unhappy with electorate deals can modernise MMP

Friday, 21 October 2011, 3:34 pm | Campaign For MMP

Voters unhappy with electorate deals designed to allow successful electorate candidates to bring in a few more list MPs can opt to modernise the MMP system this year, said Philip Temple, a spokesperson for Keep MMP More >>

A vote to keep MMP locks in an independent review

Monday, 3 October 2011, 9:32 am | Campaign For MMP

Supporters of MMP, and supporters of a modified MMP both need to vote to keep MMP on November 26, as it locks in an independent review to make the system even better, Campaign to Keep MMP said today. More >>

MMP debate kicks off campaign in Hawke's Bay

Friday, 23 September 2011, 9:45 am | Campaign For MMP

The MMP referendum kicks off officially in Hawke's Bay with a debate on MMP this Sunday, 25 September, 7 pm-8.30pm at the Clive Community Hall. More >>

Suffrage Day tomorrow: How would Kate have voted?

Sunday, 18 September 2011, 12:27 pm | Campaign For MMP

Campaign for MMP said that if Kate Sheppard were alive today, she would be backing MMP at the upcoming referendum. More >>

Lewis Holden adopted as MMP campaign spokesperson

Wednesday, 14 September 2011, 2:04 pm | Campaign For MMP

As the Rugby World Cup campaign builds momentum this weekend, Aucklanders have the chance to take part in another campaign of national importance – to keep the MMP voting system. More >>

Wellington Campaign for MMP launched

Monday, 12 September 2011, 9:15 am | Campaign For MMP

The Campaign for MMP in Wellington was launched today with the celebratory unveiling of the city's first billboard in a Mt Cook garden. More >>

Anton Oliver announces his support for keeping MMP

Sunday, 21 August 2011, 4:56 pm | Campaign For MMP

Anton Oliver, described as “the thinking man’s rugby player” has declared his support for keeping MMP as New Zealand’s voting system. More >>

The truth about Winston Peters and MMP

Monday, 8 August 2011, 2:27 pm | Campaign For MMP

Opponents of MMP often cite Winston Peters as the poster boy for MMP, an example of the type of politician that exercises undue power under MMP. The reality is a far different story, according to Campaign for MMP spokesperson Dr Sandra Grey. More >>

MMP has given voters more power

Monday, 1 August 2011, 3:39 pm | Campaign For MMP

MMP has given voters more power, not less, and a return to a voting system that concentrates power in a small number of marginal seats would be a mistake, Campaign for MMP said today. Campaign for MMP spokesperson Sandra Grey said that some voters would look ... More >>

‘Politicians butt out’ signal welcomed

Sunday, 3 July 2011, 3:05 pm | Campaign For MMP

Campaign for MMP has welcomed a clear signal this week from politicians that the referendum on voting systems belongs to the public, not political parties. More >>

Voters sticking with MMP

Friday, 17 June 2011, 7:12 pm | Campaign For MMP

Campaign for MMP says that as the referendum on our voting system nears, a just-released opinion poll makes it clear that New Zealanders are broadly happy with MMP. More >>

Campaign for MMP on anti MMP lobby

Sunday, 29 May 2011, 12:57 pm | Campaign For MMP

Media release: Campaign for MMP Sunday May 29, 2011 Public will pass its own judgement on motives of anti MMP lobby More >>

MMP referendum debate welcomed

Friday, 27 May 2011, 9:27 am | Campaign For MMP

Campaign for MMP is looking forward to putting forward the case for MMP during this year’s referendum debate. More >>

Extra funding for MMP referendum education welcomed

Thursday, 19 May 2011, 3:28 pm | Campaign For MMP

Campaign for MMP has today welcomed additional funding for the Electoral Commission to educate the public about the upcoming MMP referendum. Appropriations to the new Electoral Commission, incorporating the former Chief Electoral Office, have risen ... More >>

Public back MMP, but a narrow minority is mobilising

Monday, 9 May 2011, 12:12 pm | Campaign For MMP

A new poll showing the public back MMP affirms that voters want to retain a real choice in how they elect their representatives, MMP campaigners say. More >>

Clayton’s choice in UK referendum

Saturday, 7 May 2011, 1:46 pm | Campaign For MMP

British voters were denied a real choice between a proportional and non-proportional voting system, in a referendum that amounted to little more than a vote between Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Campaign for MMP said today. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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