Mark Latham’s candidate announcement ‘definitely’ a relief for Nationals
NSW One Nation leader Mark Latham has closed the door on his rumoured run for the lower house at the Upper Hunter by-election.
Dale McNamara has been announced as the One Nation candidate, and Deputy Premier John Barilaro admitted to Jim Wilson he’s “definitely” relieved.
“There’s no star candidate in this race at the moment.
“Mark Latham would’ve been a star candidate parachuted in … his candidate will give everyone a run for their money.”
Labor MP Chris Minns was less optimistic about One Nation’s chances.
“We’re looking forward to the contest.”
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