Liberal Party not running candidates in Perth, Fremantle by-elections

Senator Dean Smith is outraged his party is not contesting the seats of Perth and Fremantle.THE Liberal Party will not run a candidate in up-coming by-elections in the federal seats of Perth and Fremantle, sparking outrage from party members.

WA Liberal Senator Dean Smith, who ran the party’s campaign in Perth in 2016, yesterday described the party’s decision not to run a candidate in Perth as “nonsense”.

“The 35,000 Perth electors who gave us their primary vote at the 2016 election deserve the opportunity to vote for a Liberal candidate,” Senator Smith said.

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