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Joyce wins Nationals pre-selection

ABC Saturday 13th April, 2013

Tamworth 2340 Barnaby Joyce has won the National Party pre-selection for the federal seat of New England.The 45-year-old outspoken senator was widely tipped to win against former school teacher David Gregory.Senator Joyce will take on sitting independent Tony Windsor, who has held New England since 2001 with a margin of 21 per cent. "It's a humbling experience to come back to New England and to have the people pre-select me as the National Party candidate for the forthcoming election," Senator Joyce said."The people of New England are clearly saying that they felt swindled at the last electi...


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