Almost a third of Kiwis can't name parties in Parliament

Dr Eric Crampton
Midday Report - Radio New Zealand
9 September, 2020

Our new report Democracy in the Dark shows that almost a third of New Zealanders cannot name the political parties currently in parliament. Less than half of the one thousand people surveyed understood how New Zealand's political system MMP, works.

Eric Crampton talks to Mani Dunlop on Radio NZ's Midday Report and suggests that changing some of the incentives around getting political information might be part of the solution.

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