Ross Hart congratulates Bridget Archer on Bass 'win' despite candidate's slim lead

Rob Inglis
Updated May 19 2019 - 8:51pm, first published 6:00pm
OPTIMISTIC: Bass Liberal candidate is hoping to wrest the seat from first-term Labor MP Ross Hart. She leads him by 437 votes with 81.9 per cent of the vote counted. Picture: Scott Gelston
OPTIMISTIC: Bass Liberal candidate is hoping to wrest the seat from first-term Labor MP Ross Hart. She leads him by 437 votes with 81.9 per cent of the vote counted. Picture: Scott Gelston

Labor's Ross Hart has phoned his likely successor in Bass, Liberal candidate Bridget Archer, to congratulate her on what looks to be a win in the electorate, admitting "I can't see how the gap [in votes] can be closed".

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Rob Inglis

Rob Inglis

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Rob Inglis is a reporter with The Examiner, covering state and federal politics. He is based in Hobart.

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