The Electoral Finance Act is toast!
Shortly before 8pm tonight parliament passed the third reading of the bill to repeal it 112-9 (no prizes for guessing who voted against… how many Greens MP’s are there in parliament again?).
Freedom of speech has won a significant victory. A shred of hope for the future of New Zealand looms on the horizon.
All it needs now is the Governor General’s signature; David Farrar has kindly offered to give up his Tuesday night to drive it over to Vogel House.
A glass of wine is definitely in order!