Wellington Central electorate
Wellington Central is currently represented by Labour's Grant Robertson, who won comfortably with a margin of 9,963. Robertson has held the seat since 2008. In 2017, Labour won the largest share of Wellington Central's party votes – 38% to National's 31%. Wellington Central had the highest turnout in the country, with 87% of enrolled people voting. The seat was once held by Peter Fraser, New Zealand's 24th prime minister who held the seat from 1918 to 1946.