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BOOTHBY

Held by: Nicolle Flint

Party: Liberal Party

Since: 2016, when she was elected at the Federal election after previous Member Andrew Southcott stood down prior to election.

Margin: Lib 2.7

Redistribution details: Loses Port Adelaide. Aberfoyle Park, Flagstaff Hill go to Kingston. Hawthorndene and Craigburn Farm to Mayo. Gains Glenelg.

Key Comments:

Liberal seat since the middle of the 20th century. Polls indicate the seat is marginal. Labor targeting the seat as the most likely in South Australia to change hands.

University of Adelaide, Hannah Munro

The Animal Justice Party if thinking big in its push for Boothby

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University of Adelaide, Michelle Stoddart

The UAP candidate for Boothby wants to shake things up in the marginal seat.

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University of Adelaide, Hannah Munro

Campaigning on a promise of change and commitment to the community, first-time candidate Nadia Clancy is on a mission to disrupt the historically liberal held seat of Boothby. As the labor candidate for the marginal Southern Metropolitan electorate, Clancy is contesting the incumbent liberal member Nicole Flint in a seat that has been held by the Liberals since 1949. Clancy is campaigning with traditional Labor party policies, including creating secure jobs in the electorate, improving hospitals,...

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Dissatisfaction With Politics As Usual Drives Boothby Independent

University of Adelaide, Nicholas Maegraith

A Boothby independent is making a bold statement, rejecting preference deals in his push to change the nature of politics.

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University of Adelaide, Nicholas Maegraith

Nicolle Flint is the sitting member for a seat which has undergone much upheaval in recent years. Historically, the Liberal party has held the South Australian seat of Boothby comfortably since 1949, enjoying a healthy majority for much of that period. However, an array of factors - not least a significant boundary re-distribution - has left Nicolle Flint clinging to a slim 2.7% majority, and precariously placed to continue her party’s reign in the seat. First term member Flint has endured...

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