New Zealand’s Labor Party won the general election by a simple majority.
New Zealand’s 120-member parliament has got more than 98 percent of the vote in the two-phase election.
According to the results so far, the Labor Party has won the most votes with 49%, making it 64 seats in Parliament.
The National Party won 35 seats, while the ATC New Zealand and the Green Party jointly won 10 seats.
In New Zealand, any party needs 61 seats to win a simple majority, putting the Labor Party in a position to form a government alone for the next three years.
It is the first time since 1996 that a party has won a simple majority in New Zealand, and it is the Labor Party’s biggest victory in 50 years.