Labor runs its David against Goliath Barnaby Joyce in New England

Photo of Labor runs its David against Goliath Barnaby Joyce in New England
Facebook
VKontakte
share_fav

Labor has chosen local man David Ewings to take on the former deputy prime minister in the New England citizenship byelection

Labor will run David Ewings in the New England byelection, with the candidate declaring on Thursday he is the underdog in a David versus Goliath political contest in the north-west of New South Wales.

Announcing his intentions to run at the Tamworth Base Hospital, flanked by the shadow minister for agriculture, Joel Fitzgibbon, Ewings, a resident of Scone in the southern part of the electorate, said Labor was running to give people a “positive alternative” to the Nationals in the poll on 2 December.

Continue reading...
view The Guardian: World News
#malcolm turnbull
#national party
#coalition
#labor party
#australian citizenship
#barnaby joyce
#australian politics
#australia news