Lara Alexander fills the vacancy left by fellow Liberal Sarah Courtney

Sarah Davison
Updated February 25 2022 - 8:01pm, first published 5:40pm
Lara Alexander elected Member for Bass after winning recount
Lara Alexander elected Member for Bass after winning recount

On Friday evening, the recount to fill the vacancy left by Liberal MP Sarah Courtney reached its verdict, with St Vincent de Paul Society Tasmania chief executive Lara Alexander winning the recount by 620 votes.

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Sarah Davison

Sarah Davison


Education reporter at The Examiner, with an additional focus on issues affecting the LGBTQIA+ community. With a background in Psychology, Sarah completed her Master's thesis on the Australian media's coverage of familicide. Get in touch: or 0448 682 861

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