Sydney: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is about to win the general election, although the ongoing pandemic has slightly weakened her support.
The Newshub-Reid research poll released on Sunday showed that the approval rate for the Alden Labor Party was 50.1%, although it was lower than the record 60.9% set earlier this year, when New Zealand was widely praised as fighting COVID-19. World leader.
The support rate for the main opposition Kuomintang was 29.6%, an increase of 4.5%.
If the poll results are realized, Arden will govern without relying on any alliance partners.
New Zealand was COVID-free for 102 days until the second wave hit Auckland last month.
The King’s Nationalist New Zealand First Party agreed to form a government with the Labor Party, ending the Kuomintang’s ten-year rule. In 2017, Ardern became the country’s youngest leader in more than 150 years.
The 40-year-old Ardern also responded to the white supremacist’s attack on two mosques last year, the deadly volcanic eruption, and her success in the COVID-19 outbreak, which had a huge impact on the world. Attractive.