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What does MMP stand for?

MMP stands for Mixed Member Proportional (New Zealand electoral system)

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The DVD features a number of statements about the election--in particular NZNO's support of the mixed member proportional (MMP) voting system--from NZNO president Nano Tunnicliff and kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku, It also features footage shot during NZNO conference in August, with several dips from the political panelists, Health Minister Tony Ryall, and the Labour and Green Parties' health spokespeople Grant Robertson (Labour) and Kevin Hague.
Since the complex mixed member proportional (MMP) electoral system was introduced in 1996, no single party has won over 50 percent of the vote and been able to control the parliament without the help of minor parties.
Under New Zealand's mixed member proportional system, parties must secure either a local electorate seat, or five per cent of the nationwide vote, to enter the 120-seat parliament.