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New Zealand 2014

New Zealand is an island country located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean comprising two main landmasses and numerous smaller islands. It is a constitutional monarchy with the Queen of England and the House of Representatives comprising the Parliament. Unlike other countries, the parliamentary election rules are is a little different…

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Gillard's Snap Decision

The Commonwealth of Australia is a former British colony, and current Commonwealth member, located in Oceania on the world's smallest continent. While its parliament has aspects of Britain's, it actually combines elements of federalism absent in Westminster Parliaments. Thus, the term of office can be shortened by a Prime Minister…

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