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24 May 2018
By Matt Hrkac

Update: Federal By-elections 'Super Saturday' scheduled for July 28

July 28 has today been announced as the 'Super Saturday' of Federal by-elections, triggered by the resignation of four lower house MPs who were implicated in the duel citizenship crisis following the High Court's ruling that Katy Gallagher was ineligible to sit in Parliament due to her not renouncing her British citizenship in time. These by-elections are as follows:

These above by-elections, along with Perth, will take place on a single Saturday.

Guides for all of these by-elections have now been posted. Follow the links above to each of the guides.

About the author:

Matt Hrkac is a writer and activist based in Geelong who regularly contributes to Green Left Weekly. He has particular interests in politics, elections and the trade union movement and has had extensive involvement in a number of local campaigns. He is a former member of the Greens.

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ALP to retain all their seats, Libs to gain Mayo.

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My prediction: Perth, Fremantle, Longman and Braddon all to be retained by the ALP. Mayo, with most of the key players likely to preference Rebekha Sharkie over the Libs, to be retained by Sharkie but narrowly.