The final results from our Animal Testing Questionnaire 2020

The final results from our Animal Testing Questionnaire 2020


Before voting opens, we want to make sure that our supporters and the wider public know how future MPs and leaders of Aotearoa, New Zealand feel about animal experimentation, an issue that is close to all of our hearts!

We sent a short questionnaire to the main political parties in Aotearoa and their candidates to find this important information out. Here is an overview of the results!

Which candidates participated in our questionnaire?

We invited nearly 400 candidates to participate in our questionnaire and we also sent out multiple reminders. Unfortunately, some candidates didn't even care enough to reply.

Here's an overview of how many candidates from each political party filled in our Animal Testing Questionnaire:

Sustainable New Zealand Party: 64%
The Opportunities Party (TOP): 48%
The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand: 34%
The New Zealand National Party: 24%
NZ Outdoors Party: 21%
New Zealand Labour Party: 11%
New Zealand First Party: 7%
ACT New Zealand: 5%
Maori Party: 0%

* Percentages calculated according to the number of candidates on vote.nz.

Where are the most supportive candidates located?

Name Political Party Electorate
Kaya Sparke The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand Auckland Central
Vernon Tava Sustainable New Zealand Party Auckland Central
Peter Fleming Sustainable New Zealand Party Botany
Dale Stephens The New Zealand National Party Christchurch Central
Chrys Horn The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand Christchurch Central
Nikki Berry The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand Christchurch East
Charlotte Staples NZ Outdoors Party Christchurch East
Jack Brazil The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand Dunedin
Shannon Withers Sustainable New Zealand Party Epsom
Kyle MacDonald The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand Epsom
Heidi Jensen-Warren NZ Outdoors Party Ilam
Joshua Gunn New Zealand First Party Invercargill
Elliot Blyth The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand List Candidate
Dean Riddell Sustainable New Zealand Party List Candidate
James Crow The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand Napier
Aaron Stallard The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand Nelson
Steven Abel The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand New Lynn
Dan Thurston-Crow The Opportunities Party (TOP) New Plymouth
Jessica Hammond The Opportunities Party (TOP) Ōhāriu
John Ranta The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand Ōhāriu
Terisa Ngobi New Zealand Labour Party Ōtaki
Bernard Long The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand Ōtaki
Nerissa Henry New Zealand Labour Party Pakuranga
Rachel Wood Sustainable New Zealand Party Pakuranga
Teall Crossen The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand Rongotai
Stu Armstrong ACT New Zealand Selwyn
Abe O'Donnell The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand Selwyn
Ingrid Leary New Zealand Labour Party Taieri
Scott Willis The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand Taieri
Tracy Livingston NZ Outdoors Party  Tauranga
Shirin Brown New Zealand Labour Party Tāmaki
Catherine Giorza NZ Outdoors Party Upper Harbour
Liam Wairepo New Zealand Labour Party Waitaki
Tricia Cheel NZ Outdoors Party Whangaparāoa
John Davies Sustainable New Zealand Party Whangaparāoa
Ciara Swords The Opportunities Party (TOP) Whangarei

 

Find out more and see exactly how your local candidates responded here

We invited nine of the main political parties to fill in our Animal Testing Questionnaire. Here is a summary of the results:

Find out more and see exactly how political parties responded here.

Now we have a quick question for you:
Will the information from our Animal Testing Questionnaire help you decide your vote this election? Answer this quick poll here.
 
What now?
Not only can you use this information to be better equipped before casting your vote, but you can also use it to take action and contact your local candidates directly. Take action here. 

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