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Did the wrong woman get Higgins?

25 February 2019

12:01 PM

25 February 2019

12:01 PM

The Prime Minister’s wish has been granted. Outgoing member for Higgins and Cabinet minister, Kelly O’Dwyer will be succeeded by a woman: paediatrician and candidate for the Victorian state seat of Prahran in last November’s Danslide, Dr Katie Allen.

According to the Age, Allen beat former Liberal state vice-president and last year’s challenger of now-ousted state president Michael Kroger and fellow Higgins local, Greg Hannan, by 158 to 116 votes in the third ballot. 

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