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WENTWORTH

Held by: Kerryn Phelps

Party: Independent

Since: 2018 (By-Election) after the resignation of former Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull

Margin: IND 1.1

Redistribution details: NA

Key Comments: Independent Kerryn Phelps beat Liberal Dave Sharma in the October 2018 by-election triggered by Malcolm Turnbull’s resignation. The gay celebrity doctor and asylum-seeker champion will defend her slim margin, again against Sharma, in May. Covering some of Sydney’s most affluent harbour- and beach-side suburbs, Wentworth has never been held by the ALP.

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Wentworth