Upper Hunter too close to call

March 27, 2023 7:37 am in by


Counting will re-commence later this morning for the seat of Upper Hunter with Peree Watson trailing sitting MP Dave Layzell by just under one-thousand votes.

The Nationals sitting MP Dave Layzell currently ahead of Labor candidate Peree Watson by just under one-thousand votes.

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James White from the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers has so far polled 3026 votes, Dale McNamara 2336 and 1612 for the Greens.

On top of this there are also 26-thousand early and postal votes to be included.

The electorate’s larger booths, in Muswellbrook and Singleton, which will give a more accurate picture of where the vote is headed are still to be counted.

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