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Natwatch election night post

Written By: - Date published: 7:05 pm, October 17th, 2020 - 19 comments
Categories: election 2020, Judith Collins, national - Tags:

This has been an incredible year for the National Party.

Will it implode publicly tonight with a series of attacks on the leadership and campaign by disgruntled MPs or will Judith perform better than expected and minimise the carnage.

This post is to follow National’s leadership and MP response to election night results.

Stay tuned …

19 comments on “Natwatch election night post ”

  1. Brownlee in trouble. Might need a new deputy on Monday, regardless of a coup.

  2. Incognito 2

    I don’t know where to start 🙁

    Botany: Not yet available

  3. roblogic 3

    Simon Bridges was looking miserable when talking to John Campbell on TV1. Campbell was merciless and Bridges came awfully close to outright blaming Judith Collins on live TV for the Nat disaster. He must be incredibly bitter

    • Wensleydale 3.1

      He has every right to be. As awkward, dorky and slightly hopeless as Soimun Brudges was as leader, he was nowhere near the raging dumpster fire that is Judith Collins. Their loss, had he been retained, would be nowhere near as catastrophic. Given the National Party's penchant for self-mutilation and their intolerance of failure, it's fair to say the knives are being sharpened for 'The Crusher'. Everyone will deny it of course, but they're not terribly forgiving at the best of times.

      On a positive note, no more Nick Smith and Gerry Brownlee. National waterways and the city of Christchurch can both heave a collective sigh of relief.

      • Macro 3.1.1

        Sadly Gerry will be back as number 2 on the list. 🙁

        • froggleblocks 3.1.1.1

          Unless he chooses to resign on the back of that result. He's been rejected by his electorate, likely won't stay as deputy and was campaign manager.

          • Pat 3.1.1.1.1

            wondered that myself…but if he did hed probably wait a bit, maybe even a year….same with Nick Smith.

  4. roblogic 4

    Judith is about to concede. She has guts, give her that

  5. roblogic 5

    She's claiming that Labour has ruined the economy & we are in a worse state than other OECD countries. Nats are still clinging to self delusion I see.

  6. roblogic 6

    Nikki Kaye claims that National did a better job on policy than anyone! đŸ€ŁđŸ™„

    Bwahahaaaa 6 bullet points on a napkin assembled after a night on the whiskey

  7. roblogic 7

    Judith said "we'll be back" ominously as her last word. I give it 6 weeks max before she's rolled

  8. Muttonbird 8

    Farrar watch:

    David is bent on splitting advanced voting and election day voting because it shows numbers on the day which sort of benefit the right. It's like 'we would have won if it weren't for advanced voting!'

    Watch for him to push for the cancellation of advance voting in the days, months, and years to come.

    • Incognito 8.1

      Grasping at straws because his mind can’t cope with reality. Understandable but futile.

  9. Muttonbird 9

    Another thing. Can all the nutty RWNJ media like Young, Garner and seemingly a million others take the fucking day off tomorrow?

  10. PaddyOT 10

    Got to feel for Labour's Emily Henderson with a hard battle against Shane Reti in Whangerei. Just a 152 vote loss and misses out by 1 place on the party list too.
    The party vote in Whangerei went to Labour too by a massive margin, near 7500 votes ahead. Strange things happen under MMP.

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