Ardern won the Landslide in New Zealand on the success of the COVID

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern won a landslide victory in New Zealand's general election, winning a second term that would give her a major mandate to tackle social inequality.

 

Ardern won the Landslide in New Zealand on the success of the COVID

Judith Collins, leader of the main opposition National Party, admitted defeat in a speech to supporters in Auckland on Saturday night, saying he had spoken to Ardern early in the evening to congratulate him.

 

Collins, who campaigned against the wildly popular Arden during the campaign, pointed to the economic challenges facing the nation as he recovers from the coronavirus epidemic.

 

"New Zealand is going through a tough economic ride and will need a better fiscal policy than we have seen so far," he said.

 

With 80 of the votes counted, Arden's Labor Party had 49 percent support - the largest share of the vote since the 1930s - in many urban and provincial constituencies. After the. National 27 to come, the worst since 2002.

 

The 40-year-old Ardern, with a combination of compassionate leadership and skilled crisis management has captured the sacred ground in New Zealand politics, which has earned him a reputation abroad. His successful handling of the Corona virus epidemic has demonstrated these strengths and has been criticized’ for failing to deliver on some key promises in his first term.

 

After coming to power three years before the landslide victory, Jordan will be further expanded’ to provide for this change of government, especially as Greens, a Labor ally, insist they address issues such as poverty and climate change. But become more progressive. Still, she will be wary of distancing herself from like-minded voters who are increasing social spending at a time when debt is rising due to the government's epidemic response.

 

Voters are retaliating against Order for crushing community transmission in Code 19, while the United States, and even neighboring Australia, are still battling the virus.

 

National conflict

The National was also frustrated, having had to change its leader twice this year and face a number of scandals that thwarted its claim to be a stronger team than Labor and a better economic manager.

 

In contrast, in the re-enactment of the first-ever "Jacinda-Mania" in 2017, Ardern was crowded with campaigners.

 

In the fight against the code, Order was clearly alone among his Western allies in pursuing a strategy of elimination and imposed one of the toughest nationwide lockdowns in the world.

 

The economy faced severe pressure in the second quarter, which fell 12.2 percent in the second quarter, but the lockdown spread the community virus faster than in many other countries and sanctions were lifted sooner. ۔ after more than 100 days without a community relocation, the epidemic broke out in Auckland, the largest city, but it was also quickly sealed.

 

New Zealand is now three weeks without a case in society, all new infections are limited to overseas travelers who are undergoing mandatory screening. Only 25 coronavirus deaths were recorded’ in the nation.

 

The challenges ahead are enormous. This tourist is closed’ to foreigners, which eliminates the important tourism industry and is predicted to increase unemployment.

 

Labor is promising massive spending on infrastructure to boost the economy and has raised more than NZ $ 180,000 (120,000,000) a year in taxes to increase revenue. Promised to impose. Ardern  has refused to implement the wealth tax proposed by the Greens.


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