Vote Compass launches in New Zealand with TVNZ ONE News

Vote Compass launches in New Zealand with TVNZ ONE News

Published September 2, 2014

New Zealand’s national broadcaster has partnered with Vox Pop Labs to launch a Kiwi edition of Vote Compass in advance in the upcoming general election.

Vote Compass New Zealand was launched on TVNZ’s website in a collaboration with the New Zealand Electoral Commission as well as the University of Auckland and Victoria University of Wellington

Kiwis can go to http://tvnz.co.nz/votecompass to get a sense as how their political views align with the policy platforms of the various parties running in the 2014 New Zealand general election campaign.

Vox Pop Labs founder and executive director, Clifton van der Linden, answers questions about Vote Compass in an interview with Susan Wood, host of the political affairs program Q+A on ONE News.

Launched on 16 August 2014, Vote Compass has already registered more than 200,000 users in a country with a population of less than 4.5 million.

TVNZ has been regularly reporting findings from Vote Compass and will continue to do so throughout the course of the campaign.

The New Zealand edition of Vote Compass is available via TVNZ ONE News at http://tvnz.co.nz/votecompass.

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