Jul 19, 2013

Replacing Crean: a guide to the ALP’s Hotham preselection

The ALP will soon pick a candidate to replace Simon Crean in the Victorian electorate of Hotham. We take a detailed look at who's likely to win.

Andrew Crook — Former <em>Crikey</em> Senior Journalist

Andrew Crook

Former Crikey Senior Journalist

Geoff Lake Rosemary Barker

Monash councillor and Minter Ellison eagle Geoff Lake has launched an unprecedented 11th-hour bid to convince ALP members to pick him as Simon Crean’s successor in the Melbourne seat of Hotham as the party’s rank-and-file prepare to cast judgement on his federal political ambitions on Sunday.


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