Rachel Morton reports on some special overseas election skulduggery
The Government is still waiting on the special votes to be counted and could be in for a boost, thanks to the Australian Liberal Party.
The Liberals sent an email to members before Saturday’s election: “If you do know a Kiwi, then it’s important to remind them to vote in this year’s election.
Without the party votes of National supporters living overseas, there is a real risk that Labour will cobble together a coalition government with the Greens and other minor parties.”
“In reality it’s a gesture of solidarity amongst centre-right parties around the world, if you like,” says Prime Minister Key.
The extent of the help is unknown until the 38,000 overseas votes are counted.
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