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Scoop Election Sweepstake – Scoop's Picks

So far we have 150 odd entries in the Scoop guess the election result sweepstake. You have to be in to win!

Meanwhile an alarming number of fairly well-informed folk are predicting a hung Parliament. So watch out!

The format for entries is shown in the model answers provided by Scoop Editorial Team below.

If you want to enter please either send to with "Sweepstake" In the subject line. Or if you prefer send it to us via the SCOOP FEEDBACK FORM []

If you want some help from the polls have a look at:

Entries will not be accepted if they arrive after 8am tomorrow morning.

And check in on Scoop on election night for our coverage of the results. (Actually we will be watching TV too.... but we may note a few insights along the way.)

- The Scoop Team



Labour 47
National 45
Green Party 9
New Zealand First 10
Maori Party 4 (no overhang)
United 3
Progressive Party 2

No Overhang


Labour 51
National 47
Green Party 8
New Zealand First 7
Maori Party 5 (two-seat overhang)
United 3
Progressive Party 2

Result: 123 seat Parliament due to Maori Party and Progressive Party (slightly) creating an overhang. A Win to the LPG block.


47 Labour
45 National
10 Greens
9 NZ First
4 United Future
4 Maori Party
Progressive Party 2
0 Act

121 seat Parliament one seat overhang


Labour 52
National 52
Green 6
United Future 5
Maori 4 (two-seat overhang)
Progressive 2

122 Seats


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