Federal election 2022: Labor's Dan Repacholi draws above Nationals rival James Thomson in Hunter ballot draw

Michael Parris
By Michael Parris
Updated April 22 2022 - 6:41am, first published 4:38am
ON YOUR MARK: Independent Stuart Bonds and Labor's Dan Repacholi shake hands after the Hunter ballot draw at East Maitland Library on Friday. Picture: Jonathan Carroll

Labor's Dan Repacholi has drawn above his Nationals rival on the ballot for the hotly contested seat of Hunter.

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Michael Parris

Michael Parris

Journalist

Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his stories about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has covered NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.

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