Rise of rural independents who could influence election outcome

By Jamieson Murphy
Updated April 19 2022 - 6:35am, first published 6:31am
UNCONSTRAINTED: Rob Priestly (Nicholls), Helen Haines (Indi MP) and Suzie Holt (Groom) are among a wave of rural independents in this election.

A GENERAL feeling of political disillusionment in the regions has led to a surge of strong rural independent candidates, who could have a major influence on the outcome of the upcoming election and the future of their communities for years to come, political pundits say.

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