New South Wales

Sep 2, 2014

Shades of Rudd mark II in Dump Robbo campaign

The News Corp press (and Crikey!) have been rubbishing NSW Labor leader John Robertson in a campaign that looks a lot like Gillard's knifing, writes NSW political reporter Alex Mitchell.

A concerted attempt is being made to unseat New South Wales Labor Party leader John Robertson and replace him with upper house MP Luke Foley.

The plan is to install Foley before the NSW election on March 28 in order to boost Labor’s share of seats in the Legislative Assembly, making the party more viable for a return to office in 2019.

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2 thoughts on “Shades of Rudd mark II in Dump Robbo campaign

  1. sparky

    Didn’t Mark Foley betray the Left, amongst others over the gay marriage vote? They said they were going to cause a ruckus for him, doesn’t seem so.

  2. Steve777

    “Labor finished the Victorian election with 55 seats” – I think you mean the Federal election.

    John Roberson seems to be making no headway here in NSW. I expect that few people in NSW could name the Leader of the State Opposition.

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