As Jacinda Ardern soars in New Zealand elections, ethnic Chinese voters look to her opponent

//As Jacinda Ardern soars in New Zealand elections, ethnic Chinese voters look to her opponent

As Jacinda Ardern soars in New Zealand elections, ethnic Chinese voters look to her opponent

Barring a massive upset, New Zealanders will return Jacinda Ardern as prime minister by a wide margin when they vote in parliamentary elections this weekend.Buoyed by widespread praise of her handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, Ardern has led the polls by double digits for months – putting her centre-left Labour Party within reach of a rare outright majority in the country’s unicameral parliament.For most Chinese New Zealanders though, Ardern, a self-described progressive who became the world’s…

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