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Party Preferences and Voting, 1999

 


Party Identification
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Nonpartisan 2491 43.6 44.9 44.9
Other 116 2.0 2.1 47.0
Labour 1216 21.3 21.9 69.0
National 1433 25.1 25.9 94.8
Alliance 124 2.2 2.2 97.1
NZ First 75 1.3 1.4 98.4
Act 86 1.5 1.6 100.0
Total 5541 97.1 100.0
Missing System 167 2.9
Total 5708 100.0

Partisan Probe
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid No 982 17.2 33.1 33.1
Labour 860 15.1 29.0 62.0
National 580 10.2 19.5 81.6
Alliance 212 3.7 7.1 88.7
NZ First 73 1.3 2.5 91.2
Act 87 1.5 2.9 94.1
Other 175 3.1 5.9 100.0
Total 2968 52.0 100.0
Missing System 2740 48.0
Total 5708 100.0

Strength of Party Identification
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid .00 2 .0 .0 .0
Very Strongly 535 9.4 9.9 9.9
Fairly Strongly 1874 32.8 34.6 44.6
Not Very Strongly 1043 18.3 19.3 63.9
4.00 1955 34.3 36.1 100.0
Total 5409 94.8 100.0
Missing System 299 5.2
Total 5708 100.0

Which Vote is Most Important
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid .00 2 .0 .0 .0
Party Vote 3190 55.9 57.0 57.0
Equal 1520 26.6 27.2 84.2
Electorate 527 9.2 9.4 93.6
Dont Know 357 6.3 6.4 100.0
Total 5596 98.0 100.0
Missing System 112 2.0
Total 5708 100.0

1999 Party Vote
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Nonvote 802 14.0 14.5 14.5
Labour 1837 32.2 33.2 47.7
National 1445 25.3 26.1 73.8
Alliance 369 6.5 6.7 80.5
NZ First 201 3.5 3.6 84.1
Act 334 5.9 6.0 90.2
Other 68 1.2 1.2 91.4
Green 241 4.2 4.4 95.7
Christian H 116 2.0 2.1 97.8
United 22 .4 .4 98.2
ALCP 49 .9 .9 99.1
FNZ 49 .9 .9 100.0
Total 5532 96.9 100.0
Missing System 176 3.1
Total 5708 100.0

How Nonvoters Might Vote
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Nonvote 338 5.9 30.0 30.0
Labour 362 6.3 32.2 62.2
National 191 3.3 16.9 79.1
Alliance 85 1.5 7.5 86.6
NZ First 28 .5 2.5 89.1
Act 46 .8 4.1 93.2
Other 65 1.1 5.7 99.0
Green 7 .1 .6 99.6
Christian H 4 .1 .4 100.0
Total 1126 19.7 100.0
Missing System 4582 80.3
Total 5708 100.0

1999 Electorate Vote
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Nonvote 740 13.0 13.4 13.4
Labour 2036 35.7 36.9 50.4
National 1509 26.4 27.4 77.7
Alliance 345 6.0 6.3 84.0
NZ First 196 3.4 3.6 87.5
Act 221 3.9 4.0 91.5
Other 104 1.8 1.9 93.4
Green 178 3.1 3.2 96.6
Christian H 85 1.5 1.5 98.2
United 53 .9 1.0 99.1
ALCP 9 .2 .2 99.3
FNZ 39 .7 .7 100.0
Total 5514 96.6 100.0
Missing System 193 3.4
Total 5708 100.0

How Would Vote Under FPP
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Labour 2351 41.2 45.9 45.9
National 1789 31.3 34.9 80.8
Alliance 298 5.2 5.8 86.6
NZ First 192 3.4 3.8 90.4
Act 173 3.0 3.4 93.8
Other 144 2.5 2.8 96.6
Green 120 2.1 2.3 98.9
Christian H 44 .8 .9 99.8
Independent 12 .2 .2 100.0
Total 5123 89.8 100.0
Missing Nonvote 374 6.5
System 211 3.7
Total 585 10.2
Total 5708 100.0

When Made Party Vote Decision
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Long Time 1571 27.5 29.6 29.6
Before Campaign 1107 19.4 20.8 50.4
Before Last Week 1056 18.5 19.9 70.3
Last Week 705 12.3 13.3 83.6
On the Day 478 8.4 9.0 92.6
Never Did 237 4.1 4.5 97.0
Dont Know 158 2.8 3.0 100.0
Total 5311 93.1 100.0
Missing System 396 6.9
Total 5708 100.0

When Made Electorate Vote Decision
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Long Time 1268 22.2 25.0 25.0
Before Campaign 1030 18.0 20.3 45.3
Before Last Week 1039 18.2 20.5 65.7
Last Week 677 11.9 13.3 79.1
On the Day 617 10.8 12.2 91.2
Never Did 244 4.3 4.8 96.0
Dont Know 202 3.5 4.0 100.0
Total 5078 89.0 100.0
Missing System 630 11.0
Total 5708 100.0

Thought Might Vote Differently
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Yes 1678 29.4 34.1 34.1
No 2553 44.7 51.9 86.0
Thought Nonvote 499 8.7 10.1 96.1
Dont Know 191 3.4 3.9 100.0
Total 4921 86.2 100.0
Missing System 787 13.8
Total 5708 100.0

MP Referendum Vote
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Nonvote 728 12.7 13.0 13.0
Reduce MPs 3924 68.7 70.2 83.2
Retain 120 940 16.5 16.8 100.0
3.00 1 .0 .0 100.0
Total 5593 98.0 100.0
Missing System 115 2.0
Total 5708 100.0

Crime Referendum Vote
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Nonvote 594 10.4 12.0 12.0
More Penalties 4006 70.2 81.2 93.3
Same Penalties 331 5.8 6.7 100.0
Total 4931 86.4 100.0
Missing System 776 13.6
Total 5708 100.0

Party Most Wanted in Government
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid .00 6 .1 .1 .1
National 2020 35.4 36.0 36.1
Labour 2936 51.4 52.3 88.3
Neither 290 5.1 5.2 93.5
Both 70 1.2 1.3 94.7
Dont Know 296 5.2 5.3 100.0
Total 5618 98.4 100.0
Missing System 90 1.6
Total 5708 100.0

Feelings about National Candidate
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid .00 457 8.0 9.6 9.6
1.00 169 3.0 3.6 13.2
2.00 252 4.4 5.3 18.5
3.00 221 3.9 4.7 23.1
4.00 230 4.0 4.8 28.0
5.00 1412 24.7 29.7 57.7
6.00 269 4.7 5.7 63.4
7.00 345 6.0 7.3 70.6
8.00 294 5.2 6.2 76.8
9.00 124 2.2 2.6 79.4
10.00 167 2.9 3.5 82.9
99.00 810 14.2 17.1 100.0
Total 4750 83.2 100.0
Missing System 958 16.8
Total 5708 100.0

Feelings about Labour Candidate
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid .00 137 2.4 2.8 2.8
1.00 77 1.3 1.6 4.4
2.00 168 2.9 3.5 7.9
3.00 189 3.3 3.9 11.8
4.00 216 3.8 4.5 16.3
5.00 1265 22.2 26.1 42.4
6.00 321 5.6 6.6 49.0
7.00 371 6.5 7.7 56.7
8.00 448 7.8 9.3 65.9
9.00 215 3.8 4.4 70.4
10.00 569 10.0 11.7 82.1
99.00 865 15.2 17.9 100.0
Total 4840 84.8 100.0
Missing System 868 15.2
Total 5708 100.0

Feelings about New Zealand First Candidate
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid .00 446 7.8 9.5 9.5
1.00 199 3.5 4.3 13.8
2.00 213 3.7 4.6 18.4
3.00 220 3.9 4.7 23.1
4.00 171 3.0 3.7 26.7
5.00 1065 18.7 22.8 49.5
6.00 110 1.9 2.3 51.9
7.00 82 1.4 1.7 53.6
8.00 83 1.4 1.8 55.4
9.00 33 .6 .7 56.1
10.00 85 1.5 1.8 57.9
99.00 1968 34.5 42.1 100.0
Total 4675 81.9 100.0
Missing System 1033 18.1
Total 5708 100.0

Feelings about Alliance Candidate
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid .00 193 3.4 4.1 4.1
1.00 130 2.3 2.8 6.9
2.00 138 2.4 2.9 9.8
3.00 175 3.1 3.7 13.6
4.00 140 2.4 3.0 16.6
5.00 1139 20.0 24.3 40.9
6.00 196 3.4 4.2 45.1
7.00 186 3.3 4.0 49.0
8.00 197 3.5 4.2 53.2
9.00 100 1.8 2.1 55.4
10.00 183 3.2 3.9 59.3
99.00 1906 33.4 40.7 100.0
Total 4683 82.0 100.0
Missing System 1025 18.0
Total 5708 100.0

Feelings about Act Candidate
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid .00 512 9.0 11.1 11.1
1.00 192 3.4 4.1 15.2
2.00 202 3.5 4.4 19.6
3.00 149 2.6 3.2 22.8
4.00 143 2.5 3.1 25.9
5.00 1027 18.0 22.2 48.1
6.00 130 2.3 2.8 50.9
7.00 95 1.7 2.1 52.9
8.00 76 1.3 1.6 54.6
9.00 30 .5 .6 55.2
10.00 53 .9 1.1 56.3
99.00 2021 35.4 43.7 100.0
Total 4630 81.1 100.0
Missing System 1078 18.9
Total 5708 100.0

Feelings about Other Candidate
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid .00 145 2.5 5.0 5.0
1.00 34 .6 1.2 6.1
2.00 49 .9 1.7 7.8
3.00 35 .6 1.2 9.0
4.00 31 .5 1.1 10.1
5.00 545 9.5 18.7 28.8
6.00 60 1.1 2.1 30.9
7.00 71 1.3 2.5 33.3
8.00 69 1.2 2.4 35.7
9.00 58 1.0 2.0 37.7
10.00 120 2.1 4.1 41.8
13.00 1 .0 .0 41.8
99.00 1694 29.7 58.2 100.0
Total 2912 51.0 100.0
Missing System 2795 49.0
Total 5708 100.0

Party's Candidate Most Liked
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid None 1475 25.8 27.8 27.8
Labour 1711 30.0 32.3 60.1
National 1085 19.0 20.5 80.6
NZ First 181 3.2 3.4 84.0
Alliance 336 5.9 6.3 90.3
Act 189 3.3 3.6 93.9
Other 325 5.7 6.1 100.0
Total 5303 92.9 100.0
Missing System 405 7.1
Total 5708 100.0

1996 Party Vote
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid Nonvote 746 13.1 13.7 13.7
Labour 1327 23.3 24.3 37.9
National 1906 33.4 34.9 72.8
NZ First 622 10.9 11.4 84.2
Alliance 332 5.8 6.1 90.3
Act 206 3.6 3.8 94.1
Christian Coalition 171 3.0 3.1 97.2
Other 152 2.7 2.8 100.0
Total 5462 95.7 100.0
Missing System 246 4.3
Total 5708 100.0



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