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Conservative Party signs up 600 members in under a month

Conservative Party signs up 600 members in under a month

Colin Craig, leader of the Conservative Party advised today the party has already signed up over 600 members - well over the 500 needed to register as a political party.

The Conservatives will officially register with the Electoral Commission in the next two days, in line with the timeframe Mr Craig indicated in early interviews.

It was only two weeks ago that the party released it’s introductory booklet entitled ‘What do you really want’, and over those 14 days the party has received over 500 members and hundreds of voluntary donations.

“Even I didnt expect such an immediate and positive response” says Craig. “Our rapid growth shows New Zealanders are ready for a fresh perspective.”

When Mr Craig announced the launch of the party on August 1st many were sceptical, assuming apathetic New Zealanders wouldn’t rally to his cause in such a short timeframe; but the Conservatives are consistently exceeding expectations.

“There are an overwhelming number of voters who aren’t being represented by the current political parties, and these people want to be heard. New Zealanders are tired of being ignored” says Craig.

Independent polling of the Conservative Party’s support is currently being carried out, and Mr Craig is expected to announce which electorate he intends to stand in once this has been completed.

Support for the Conservative Party is continuing to grow daily.


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