2020 New Zealand general election
The 2020 New Zealand general election was held after the currently elected 52nd New Zealand Parliament is dissolved or expires. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the election date as Saturday 17 October 2020.
All 120 seats in the House of Representatives
61 seats needed for a majority
|Turnout||2,919,073 (82.24%; 2.49 pp)|
Map of the general election. Electorate results are shown on the left, Māori electorate results in the centre, and the list members on the right.
Election changes change
Electorate boundaries for the next election are due to be redrawn in 2019, after the 2018 census and Māori electoral option. This means that unless a snap election is called before 2019, the next general election will be the first to use boundaries based on the 2018 census.
Opinion polling change
Seat projections change
|Party||2017 election result||Roy Morgan
30 Oct – 12 Nov 2017 poll
|1 News Colmar Brunton
19–23 May 2018 poll
5 Jun 2018 poll of polls
|Newshub Reid Research|
17–24 May 2018 poll
|New Zealand First||9||6||0||0||0|
|Seats in Parliament||120||120||120||120||122|
|Overall result (majority)||National−NZ First (65)||Labour−Green (62)||Labour−Green (61)||Labour−Green (62)||Labour–Green (63)|
|Labour−Green−NZ First (63)|
|Note: Forecasted seats are currently calculated using the Electoral Commission's MMP seat allocation calculator, based on polling results.|
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- "No Budget lift for Labour in polls but support for PM still strong". Radio New Zealand. 5 June 2018.
- "Simon Bridges failing to connect with voters - Newshub poll". 27 May 2018 – via www.newshub.co.nz.