Xenophon party pledge

MILLICENT voters would probably have to be absorbed into the electorate of Mount Gambier if a new policy of Nick Xenophon’s SA Best is adopted.

Senator Xenophon has pledged to reduce the number of South Australian House of Assembly MPs from 47 to 34.

Under this proposal, each seat in the Lower House would need to have about 35,000 voters.

At the last poll in 2014, there were only 23,898 voters in the Mount Gambier electorate along with 23,565 in the seat of MacKillop, which takes in Millicent and extends as far north as Meningie.

There was a separate seat of Millicent in the


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