Jacinda Ardern has re-elected as the Prime Minister of New Zealand in a historic landslide win. She has secured three more years in power after the country combat the spread of novel coronavirus.
Opposition leader Judith Collins has accepted the defeat and said: “Boy we knew it was going to be tough.”
Jacinda‘s center-left Labor Party had won 49% of votes and had secured 64 seats in parliament. The reason behind her success in the general election is because of her best handling of the COVID-19 crisis.
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The center-right National party had only won 27% votes and secured only 35 seats in parliament. New Zealand had only recorded 1,883 cases and reported only 25 deaths.
Jacinda’s best decision hasn’t allowed novel coronavirus to impact her country the same way it has impacted other nations.
In her speech at Auckland Town Hall, she said that her government will not take the support of people for granted.
She said that she would start her governmental activities in two to three weeks. Her government had focused on the main issues of New Zealand including child poverty, housing crisis, social inequality.