How many female world leaders are there?

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How many female world leaders are there?


Incumbent prime minister Jacinda Ardern has won a historic victory after New Zealand headed to the ballot boxes.

Throughout the election, polling suggested that Ms Ardern’s Labour Party would secure 45 per cent of the vote – enough for them to govern alone, in a first for any of the island nation’s ruling parties since it introduced a proportional voting system in 1996.

The mandate means Ardern, 40, could form the first single-party government in decades, and could deliver on the progressive transformation she promised but failed to deliver in her first term, where her party shared office with a nationalist party.

Their main competition, the National Party – led by Judith Collins – trailed at around 30 per cent.

Click here to read the full article published by Independent on 20 October 2020.

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