Troy Grant resigns as leader of the NSW Nationals

November 14, 2016 Comments Off

By Katherine Ernst

TROY Grant has announced he will stand down as leader of the NSW Nationals Party following the shock result from the Orange by-election.

With votes still being counted, it appears the seat may be lost to the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party candidate Phillip Donato, a devastating result for the National Party which has held the seat comfortably since 1947.

The Nationals held the seat by a 21.7 per cent margin at the last state election, however polls are predicting a swing of – 22 per cent once preferences are taken into consideration.

The swing against the Nationals is believed to Read full article


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