Controversial backbencher Craig Kelly is facing an uphill battle to hold the seat of Hughes in NSW after resigning from the Liberal Party yesterday over a dispute over alternative COVID-19 treatments.
- Craig Kelly secured pre-selection in 2016 and 2018 due to prime ministerial intervention
- ABC chief election analyst Antony Green says he is unlikely to win Hughes as an independent
- A Liberal colleague said Mr Kelly’s decision to resign was an “absolute embarrassment”
Yesterday morning, the…