Election 1996

# Seat share Seats Vote share ±
NP 36.7 44 33.8 -1.2
LP 30.8 37 28.2 -6.5
NZFP 14.2 17 13.4 +5.0
A 10.8 13 10.1 -8.1
ACT 6.7 8 6.1
UNZ 0.8 1 0.9
CH1 0 4.3 +2.3
ALCP 0 1.7
1 Electoral alliance: Christian Coalition
Date
12 Oct 1996
Total seats: 120
Cabinets
16 Dec 1996 – Bolger IV
08 Dec 1997 – Shipley I
14 Aug 1998 – Shipley II
Sources
Electoral Commission
New Zealand Yearbook
Wikipedia
· EN – New Zealand general election, 1996
Votes
Electorate: 2,418,587
Total votes: 2,135,175
Valid votes: 2,072,359
Calculated (2017-11-28 ...)
ENP votes (seats): 4.4 (3.8)
Disp. 4.4 · Adv.ratio: 1.09
Polarization: 0.35
Description
First election under the new mixed-member proportional (MMP) electoral system.