James Thomson's National Party primary vote was up, but Dan Repacholi's was up by more in federal seat of Hunter

Ian Kirkwood
By Ian Kirkwood
Updated May 22 2022 - 9:09am, first published 9:00am
James Thomson, Nationals candidate, concedes defeat, vows to return

LABOR will be happy indeed with its win in the Hunter electorate, and so it should be, having seen off the most concerted conservative push in some time to take one of this region's federal seats.

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood

Journalist

Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.

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