Election 2020: Ilam voters on electorate's surprise swing


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National MP Gerry Brownlee served Christchurch's Ilam electorate as MP for almost a quarter of a century - but it seems few voters are mourning his defeat. Brownlee first won the seat when it was created in 1996. But all that ended when he lost to Labour's Sarah Pallet by just over 2,220 votes on Saturday. RNZ's Christchurch reporter Anan Zaki went to talk to the voters who caused one of the election's biggest shocks.

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