Election 2017 Live: Polls and water spell pain for Labour – Newsroom

Election 2017 Live: Polls and water spell pain for Labour – Newsroom

As we approach a single-digit countdown until the election, the latest poll has shown just how close the race will be. There are ten days to go. Shane Cowlishaw reports.

The country is likely becoming sick of the use of the words “drag race” during this campaign, but it’s certainly true that the race is a tight one.

Last night Newshub’s Reid Research poll, which political editor Patrick Gower described as “dramatic and devastating” to the amusement of social media, had National surging four points to 47.3 percent while Labour fell 1.6 percent to 37.8 percent.

By Newsroom

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