More gets less

What does this say about the standard and appeal of the candidates?

 Jim Anderton’s Progressive Party has found that the more active candidates that it fields in elections, the lower its party vote is.

From Liberation where a series of posts on Key to Victory: the 2008 Election Campaign, edited by Stephen Levine and Nigel Roberts continues with a look at the Progressives campaign.

Given the party exists only in name to provide the would-be mayor of Christchurch with a party leader’s budget, this could be considered an obituary.

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