Nationals look set for a Kiwi win

If the Crikey NZ Election Indicator is any guide it will take something more miraculous that a foot of snow to see the National government lose this weekend.

Richard Farmer

Crikey political commentator

$20,000 for saying it’s raining. From New Zealand’s The Press this morning:

The Press story recalls that former Labour Prime Minister David Lange made perhaps the most famous election forecast of the last 30 years. He suggested before the 1984 election that Labour would defeat Sir Robert Muldoon’s National government even if the country was under a foot of snow on polling day.

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