General elections 1996-2005

Detailed general election and by-election results from 1994 to 2011 are available at archive.electionresults.govt.nz.

General elections 1996-2005 - seats won by party

Election Seats Party Total seats % of Party votes Electorate seats % of Electorate votes List seats
 
  Electorate (General, Maori) List Total            
1996 60, 5 55 120 National 44 33.8 30, 0 33.9 14
Labour 37 28.2 26, 0 31.1 11
NZ First 17 13.4 1, 5 13.5 11
Alliance 13 10.1 1, 0 11.3 12
ACT NZ 8 6.1 1, 0 3.8 7
United 1 0.9 1, 0 2.1 0
Christian Coalition 0 4.3 0, 0 1.6 0
Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis 0 1.7 0, 0 0.2 0
Others 0 1.6 0, 0 2.7 0
1999 61, 6 53 120 Labour 49 38.7 35, 6 41.8 8
National 39 30.5 22, 0 31.3 17
Alliance 10 7.7 1, 0 6.9 9
ACT NZ 9 7 0, 0 4.5 9
Greens 7 5.2 1, 0 4.2 6
NZ First 5 4.3 1, 0 4.2 4
United 1 0.5 1, 0 1.1 0
Christian Heritage 0 2.4 0, 0 2.2 0
Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis 0 1.1 0, 0 0.3 0
Future NZ 0 1.1 0, 0 0.9 0
Others 0 1.4 0, 0 2.6 0
2002 62, 7 51 120 Labour 52 41.3 38, 7 44.7 7
National 27 20.9 21, 0 30.5 6
NZ First 13 10.4 1, 0 4 12
ACT NZ 9 7.1 0, 0 3.6 9
Greens 9 7 0, 0 5.4 9
United Future NZ 8 6.7 1, 0 4.6 7
Progressive Coalition 2 1.7 1, 0 1.8 1
Christian Heritage 0 1.4 0, 0 2.1 0
Alliance 0 1.3 0, 0 1.7 0
Outdoor Recreation NZ 0 1.3 0, 0 0 0
Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis 0 0.6 0, 0 0.2 0
Others 0 0.4 0, 0 1.5 0
2005 62, 7 52 121 Labour 50 41.1 28, 3 40.4 19
National 48 39.1 31, 0 40.4 17
NZ First 7 5.7 0, 0 3.5 7
Greens 6 5.3 0, 0 4.1 6
Maori Party 4 2.1 0, 4 3.4 0
United Future NZ 3 2.7 1, 0 2.8 2
ACT NZ 2 1.5 1, 0 2 1
Jim Anderton's Progressive 1 1.2 1, 0 1.6 0
Destiny New Zealand 0 0.6 0, 0 0.8 0
Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis 0 0.3 0, 0 0.1 0
Others 0 0.5 0, 0 0.9 0

 

 

General election results from 1996 - 2005 are available in table form here, and in more detail at www.electionresults.govt.nz.

Last updated: 26 September 2017