Thursday, 8 October 2009

A sad ending

So the Australian Democrats are no longer represented in an Australian parliament with the declaration by South Australian member of the Legislative Council David Winderlich that he is now an independent after turning in his membership. Mr Winderlich, who became the last of the Democrats not by winning an election but following the resignation of a member who was, says he now realises he has no chance of being re-elected under the Democrat banner. Recent attempts to rebuild membership in the State where the party was always strongest following its establishment in 1977 had failed miserably he told ABC radio this morning.
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