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Dunne calls all ACT voters on board

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For immediate release
Monday, 5 September 2005

Dunne calls all ACT voters on board

United Future leader Peter Dunne today issued a clarion call to ACT supporters to move across to United Future so their votes won't be wasted.

“It is really simple: United Future will be in the next Parliament and ACT won’t,” Mr Dunne said.

“ACT is finished. They are political history and their supporters need to look at how they can best achieve a presence in the next Parliament. The challenge of MMP is intelligent, strategic voting and a party vote for United Future offers them that.”

“A vote for ACT is a dead vote - that is one thing that has become abundantly clear through months of polling.

“United Future can work with either Labour or National and have a strong influence on providing stable, responsible government - we can stop the disaster that would be a Labour government beholden to the Greens, or we can be a strong support partner for National, which desperately needs one,” he said.

“And we will be there.”

Mr Dunne said no other party fitted the bill for ACT supporters wanting results that their party cannot deliver.


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