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Could this be the end of the CLP Opposition?


Territory Alliance candidate Steven Klose secured 719 first preference votes putting him clearly in second place in the Johnston by-election, comments MARK J SMITH (pictured).


UPDATE 10.26am Lambley to re-contest Araluen, again as an Independent.

UPDATE Monday 2pm Comment writer "David" gets it wrong: On the How to Vote card of the CLP's Josh Thomas, the number "2" was clearly next to the name of Labor's Joel Bowden.

UPDATE 8.20pm: "David" retracts his comments and apologises.

Conservative vote: Territory Alliance up, CLP down in Johnston



Joel Bowden (pictured), ex-footballer, union worker, holder of a Bachelor of Education and a Master of Business Administration and currently studying a Bachelor of Laws, retains the blue ribbon seat despite a big swing against Labor. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Labor gets fracking, gambling, booze cash: Fraser-Adams



All Johnston candidates put Labor last on the how to vote cards, writes Sue Fraser-Adams, president, Ban Fracking Fix Crime Protect Water Party (at left). Labor pretends it is against fracking, she says.

NT politics: Seen it all before?



Yes, you have. 30 years ago, historian ALEX NELSON writes. Photo: Marshall Perron.

Braedon Earley to stand for Parliament



Mr Earley (at left) is standing down as the president of the of the Ban Fracking Fix Crime Protect Water Party to contest the seat vacated by Ken Vowles (at right).

Council by-election would have cost $100,000




The by-election on October 10 to fill the seat of Cr Kylie Bonanni (pictured) will cost the Town Council $70,000 although it will take over some of the work from the NT Electoral Commission.


Councillors aspiring to become MLAs should quit now

... or will we be up for a second by-election costing $90,000? DAVID MORTIMER writes.

Bonanni quits: Mum's illness needs my full time care.




Town Council elected member and Deputy Mayor, Kylie Bonanni (at left), who resigned today, says caring for her ill mother needs to be her priority at the moment. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


Berrimah Line the winner in Blain

The Blain by-election was a resounding victory for the Berrimah Line. ERWIN CHLANDA comments.

Preference votes confirm Bonanni victory





Following distribution of preferences last night Kylie Bonanni has maintained her decisive lead to be elected to the Alice Springs Town Council, filling the vacancy left by Geoff Booth. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

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