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The view from Groom, one of Queensland’s ‘ultra conservative’ seats, as by-election looms – ABC News

Voters in Groom will cast their ballots in a federal by-election this Saturday — but in the conservative heartland, the result is all but a foregone conclusion.

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Voters in Groom will cast their ballots in a federal by-election this Saturday but in the conservative heartland, the result is all but a foregone conclusion.
Key points:

  • The federal seat of Groom in southern Queensland has only ever been held by the Liberals, Nationals or LNP
  • Locals will vote for their new MP at a by-election this Saturday, after John McVeigh resigned in September
  • The LNP won 70.5 per cent of the two-candidate preferred vote at the 2019 election and is expected to win the by-election…

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