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30 October, 2020

(Updates) The Battle for Cook

voters prepare for the QLD State Election the seat of Cook is shaping as an at risk seat for the Palaszczuk Labor government.

Cynthia Liu holds the seat with a slender 5.8% majority and is facing strong opposition from Katter Australia Party candidate Tanika Parker. Parker has campaigned strongly and KAP commands strong following across the electorate. This will be a strong battle for the seat.

The Queensland electorate of Cook
Seating Member: Cynthia Lui (ALP)
Candidates: Yodie Batzke (Ind)
Ed Nipper Brown (LNP)
Desmond Tayley (NQF)
Brett Beaver Neal (ON)
Deby Ruddell (GR)
Tanika Parker (KAP)
Cynthia Lui (ALP)
Stephen Goulmy (UA)

Cairns Local News will keep you posted throughout the weekend as Queensland and Cook decides.

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Update 18:27

Initial figures are posted. Cynthia Lui is tracking strongly with over 65% of the unofficial preliminary count.

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