Posts Tagged ‘Church Vote’

Voting in a church could influence how you vote

Thursday, October 15th, 2020

The location of the voting booth, research says, could affect which boxes we tick on the day. Voting in a church could affect more conservative candidates and issues, like our euthanasia and cannabis referendums. Physically being at a church, it seems, makes people more likely to follow church norms unconsciously. Voting in a school, for Read more

Did the Church vote hurt Labour in South Auckland?

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Did the church vote in South Auckland swing towards the National Party? There was no change in the distribution of seats. Mangere, Manukau East and Manurewa all stayed with Labour; Maungakiekie stayed with National. Of 5 the general seats in which Labour won the party vote, 3 were in South Auckland – Mangere, Manukau East Read more