In New Zealand, the parliamentarians must stand for election every three years. That interval was the quid pro quo for the abolition of the New Zealand upper house of parliament almost 70 years ago. If an upper house wasn’t going to scrutinise lawmakers, then the voters should have the opportunity to vote those lawmakers in or out more often. Or so the logic went.
Aside from that, the New Zealand parliamentary system is strikingly...
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