2008 Election Results – National Party Vote

November 24th, 2008 at 8:50 am by David Farrar

1

Helensville

63.7%

2

Epsom

62.6%

3

East Coast Bays

61.4%

4

Botany

61.2%

5

Hunua

60.6%

6

Tamaki

60.2%

7

Clutha Southland

59.9%

8

Pakuranga

59.7%

9

Taranaki-King Country

59.5%

10

Rodney

59.0%

11

Bay of Plenty

58.7%

12

North Shore

58.1%

13

Waikato

57.4%

14

Selwyn

54.9%

15

Tauranga

54.3%

16

Taupo

53.6%

17

Ilam

52.8%

18

Rangitikei

52.4%

19

Kaikoura

51.8%

20

Northland

51.7%

21

Coromandel

51.7%

22

Papakura

51.5%

23

Waitaki

51.4%

24

New Plymouth

50.5%

25

Northcote

50.4%

26

Rotorua

50.3%

27

Tukituki

50.2%

28

Whangarei

50.0%

29

Hamilton East

49.5%

30

Waimakariri

49.4%

31

Wairarapa

48.7%

32

Rangitata

48.6%

33

East Coast

47.6%

34

Invercargill

47.5%

35

Napier

47.3%

36

Whanganui

46.3%

37

Ohariu

46.3%

38

Hamilton West

46.0%

39

Otaki

44.8%

40

West Coast Tasman

44.1%

41

Maungakiekie

42.5%

42

Nelson

42.5%

43

Mt Roskill

42.1%

44

Te Atatu

41.5%

45

Waitakere

41.2%

46

Palmerston North

40.7%

47

Rimutaka

40.7%

48

New Lynn

40.1%

49

Auckland Central

40.1%

50

Wigram

37.9%

51

Hutt South

37.8%

52

Port Hills

37.7%

53

Christchurch Central

37.6%

54

Mana

36.7%

55

Christchurch East

35.7%

56

Mt Albert

35.7%

57

Wellington Central

35.4%

58

Dunedin South

34.2%

59

Rongotai

31.4%

60

Manurewa

30.3%

61

Dunedin North

29.4%

62

Manukau East

24.2%

63

Mangere

16.4%

64

Te Tai Tonga

11.1%

65

Te Tai Tokerau

9.3%

66

Tamaki Makaurau

7.4%

67

Hauraki-Waikato

7.2%

68

Te Tai Hauauru

6.6%

69

Waiariki

5.5%

70

Ikaroa-Rawhiti

4.9%

On a percentage basis Helensville had the best party vote for at 63.7% followed by Epsom and East Coast Bays.

Six electorates got over 60% party vote, and 28 electorates got over 50% party vote. 49 electorates got over 40% party vote.

Waimakariri in 30th place was the highest polling seat of those National did not win but contested. Auckland Central in 49th place had the lowest party vote percentage of the seats National did win.

The median electorate is Napier on 47.3%.

Apart from the Maori seats Mangere, Manukau East and Dunedin North were worse for National on 16.4%, 24.2% and 29.4%.

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2 Responses to “2008 Election Results – National Party Vote”

  1. OECD rank 22 kiwi (2,752 comments) says:

    Good to see National do so well. Will be interesting to see if National can improve those figures in 2011.

    It should be able to use the power of office to improve its chances.

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  2. Brian (Shadowfoot) (80 comments) says:

    It would be interesting to see which ones split their vote.

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