22 May 2020

National's leadership crisis: Todd Muller named new party leader

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:07 pm on 22 May 2020

National MPs have chosen Bay of Plenty MP Todd Muller to lead the party into the general election.

Nikki Kaye has been elected as the new deputy leader, taking over from Paula Bennett.

That comes after two polls this week showed support for the party had dropped considerably. 

Jesse Mulligan spoke to RNZ's Political Editor, Jane Patterson, for the very latest developments.

Simon Bridges, Todd Muller and Nikki Kaye.

Simon Bridges, Todd Muller and Nikki Kaye. Photo: RNZ

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