Greens win in historic by-election

by frog

Could this historic Green win in Australia over the weekend be a portent of things to come in Mt Albert?

The Greens’ historic win in the ALP stronghold of Fremantle hinged on Liberal voters out to punish Labor, WA Opposition Leader Eric Ripper says.

Greens candidate Adele Carles made history with her victory in Saturday’s Fremantle by-election, becoming the party’s first MP elected to the lower house of the WA parliament.

This is the first time the seat has fallen out of Labor hands since 1924.

Pretty spooky similarities! A seat that has always been held by Labour falls to the Greens as disgruntled Tories back the Green candidate. Hmmm.

It might just happen here, ya know!

frog says

Published in Campaign | Justice & Democracy by frog on Mon, May 18th, 2009   

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