Labour Party-led Government v Parliamentary Opposition Parties

The following table compares the latest New Zealand Roy Morgan Polls on Voting Intention with the results from the September 23, 2017 and October 17, 2020 General Elections:

TWO-PARTY PREFERRED VOTE Labour Party-led Government* Parliamentary Opposition Parties#

% %
New Zealand Election, September 23, 2017 50.36 44.95
New Zealand Election, October 17, 2020 57.87 34.33
ROY MORGAN NEW ZEALAND POLL
2021
March 29 - April 25, 2021 55 41
March 21-28, 2021 57.5 35
January 25 - February 21, 2021 58.5 37.5
January 4-24, 2021 58.5 36
2020
November 23 - December 13, 2020 54.5 40
October 26 - November 22, 2020 56.5 37
NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is easily re-elected and, despite securing a majority of seats, signs a 'Cooperation Agreement' with the Greens - Oct. 31, 2020
NZ Election - October 17, 2020 57.9 34.3

*At the 2020 NZ Election the Labour Party secured 50.01% of the vote which was enough to govern in their own right but Labour opted to sign a 'Cooperation Agreement' with the Greens, who won 7.86% of the vote. There were three parties elected to Parliament not in Government led by National (25.58%), Act NZ (7.59%) and the Maori Party (1.17%).