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The Liberal and National parties in NSW have formally signed an agreement clarifying their relationship in the build up to the next election.

The National Party will run in Monaro (ALP), Tamworth (IND), Dubbo (IND) and Bathurst (ALP). The Liberals will run in Wollondilly (ALP) and gain an extra spot on the upper house ticket.

On current numbers I would expect the Liberals to win both those seats, The Nationals to win Monaro and be competitive in Tamworth and Dubbo.

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First up, an apology for the lack of posts lately. I’ve been busy and I got far too distracted by the “utegate” shenanigans. I have quite a few posts lined up and I’ll be getting to work on my history and background of NSW politics so be sure to visit often.

Now to the poll.

Published in The Australian today, Newspoll has Labor’s primary vote down two points to 31 per cent, the Coalition up one point to 41 per cent for a two party preferred figure of 55-45.

Nathan Rees’ satisfaction rating has dropped four points to 30 per cent and his dissatisfaction is up three to 49 per cent. Barry O’Farrell’s satisfaction and dissatisfaction are both on 34 per cent.

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