The election is slip, slidin’ away from Labour.
They are approaching the territory of Bill English, expect a sudden collapse of their vote in this final week as people wake up toÂ theÂ fact that they can’t win.
Voters don’t vote for losers.For the same reason people leave early from a rugby match when their team is getting pasted the voters will abandon Labour.
National is urging its supporters not to split their vote as our latest poll confirms the minor parties are on the rise – and Labour continues to slump.
The stuff.co.nz/Ipsos poll signals a horror start to the final week of the campaign for Labour as its support slides to 22.4 per cent, putting it on track for an unprecedented trouncing.
It appears to have bled some support to the Greens, who are on 13 per cent. But most attention is around the seeming unstoppable rise of Winston Peters and NZ First.