National Party leader Judith Collins, right, is the favoured candidate among ethnic Chinese voters by a 52.2 per cent to 26.5 per cent margin over incumbent Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, left. Photo: Getty Images National Party leader Judith Collins, right, is the favoured candidate among ethnic Chinese voters by a 52.2 per cent to 26.5 per cent margin over incumbent Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, left. Photo: Getty Images
National Party leader Judith Collins, right, is the favoured candidate among ethnic Chinese voters by a 52.2 per cent to 26.5 per cent margin over incumbent Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, left. Photo: Getty Images

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

  • Although the incumbent prime minister leads in polls by double digits, her support among Chinese Kiwis is at a paltry 26.5 per cent
  • The group’s pro-business stance largely aligns with the aims of the National Party, whose focus is on rebuilding New Zealand’s economy

Topic |   New Zealand
National Party leader Judith Collins, right, is the favoured candidate among ethnic Chinese voters by a 52.2 per cent to 26.5 per cent margin over incumbent Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, left. Photo: Getty Images National Party leader Judith Collins, right, is the favoured candidate among ethnic Chinese voters by a 52.2 per cent to 26.5 per cent margin over incumbent Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, left. Photo: Getty Images
National Party leader Judith Collins, right, is the favoured candidate among ethnic Chinese voters by a 52.2 per cent to 26.5 per cent margin over incumbent Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, left. Photo: Getty Images
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