Nationals defy Coalition bloodbath and hold all seats

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
Updated May 21 2022 - 8:19pm, first published 12:54pm
TOUGH NIGHT: Barnaby Joyce made a solemn victory speech in Tamworth. Photo: Mark Kriedemann

THE Nationals have avoided the bloodbath voters inflicted on the Liberals and are likely to retain all 16 of their electorates, but the party's hopes of picking up new seats have been dashed.


Jamieson Murphy

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