Saturday, September 20, 2014

Party Vote

After a hard day's work yesterday, I awoke to see my parents getting ready to leave. They were going to the elections. I didn't go with them. I was still in bed.

Later, they came back. Me, being curious, asked my mum who they voted for. Mum reluctantly told me. "It was a split vote." That made sense. Mum wanted to vote for him, but there was a problem about that.

National is promising to deliver more teaching for students, especially disabled ones.delivering more jobs. They’re also planning on helping families by investing in teaching quality, bringing in free doctors’ visits for children under 13 and extending paid parental leave to 18 weeks. In addition, they're also promising to increase the number of homes being built.

Labour is saying that they'll extend paid parental leave to 26 weeks, and also increase early childhood education to 25 hours a week and extend it even further for the vulnerable. Also, they state that they'll restore funding for 100% qualified teaching staff in ECEs. Adding on to that, they say they will validate to leave more money in your pocket to pay the bills by preventing power companies overcharging.

It seems like National will win, but after seeing Labour's policies, I personally think Labour will win this time. Who do you think will win?

1 comment:

  1. Hi there Iisa! Well done on posting about the elections! Right now New Zealanders are keen to find out how the counting of votes will tally up. It's going to be an exciting night.
    I've really enjoyed reading what you've found out about policies and reasons for your choice of party. This is all very important to keep growing your understanding around - as it affects all our futures. Well done Iisa - future focused!!