Orange byelection backlash shows MPs ‘need to listen’: Ward

Andrew Pearson
November 15 2016 - 6:00am
CAMPAIGN CENTRAL: Dozens of corflutes - many bearing the "Put the Nationals last" message - on display outside one of the polling booths in Orange. Picture: Jude Keogh
CAMPAIGN CENTRAL: Dozens of corflutes - many bearing the "Put the Nationals last" message - on display outside one of the polling booths in Orange. Picture: Jude Keogh

Voter backlash against the Nationals at the weekend’s Orange byelection – which has prompted the party’s leader to stand down – shows the need for politicians “to continue to listen”, an Illawarra Liberal MP says.

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Andrew Pearson

Andrew grew up in the western Riverina town of Hay and has strong ties to the region. He is a former DA journo who has a passion for breaking news and has covered everything from council and politics to crime and court.

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