Post by NoFixedAddress on Nov 6, 2020 21:53:54 GMT 8
An important milestone was reached over the weekend in the Queensland election as Stephen Andrew, MP for Mirani in Queensland, became the first One Nation representative to be re-elected after serving a full term.
Not only was he re-elected but, In a resounding endorsement of Stephen’s performance as an MP, he achieved a two-party preferred vote of 59.2%, an increase of 4.4%!
Following confirmation of Stephen’s re-election, One Nation leader Senator Pauline Hanson congratulated him on his historic win saying, “Stephen’s victory is testament to the years of hard work he has put in and the respect he has earned in the community.”
“I want to congratulate Stephen on his success, and I look forward to working with him over the next four years to ensure One Nation can continue to deliver strong representation to the people of Mirani in Queensland.”
We make no bones about the fact that this election, fought under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic, was a tough one but this only serves to make Stephen’s victory more impressive.
Stephen’s win proves that when a One Nation member is elected they are there to stay and it also proves that even under the most difficult circumstances One Nation can prevail.
So congratulations Stephen Andrew on your well-earned victory, here’s to another four years fighting for the people of Mirani and Queensland and holding the majors to account!
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