Peter Dutton wins modest swing but Labor triumphs in Dunkley byelection

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Liberal candidate Nathan Conroy wins swing of more than 3% but well short of the 6.3% required, leaving Labor’s Jodie Belyea as the newest federal MP

Peter Dutton’s Liberal Party has won a modest swing in the Dunkley byelection but fallen short in the Labor seat vacated by the death of popular local MP Peta Murphy.

The Liberal candidate Nathan Conroy has currently received 47.5% of the two-party preferred vote, a swing of more than 3% to the opposition, well short of the 6.3% swing required to win the seat off the Albanese government.

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