Independent Dr Joe re-elected in Wagga
First four-year term
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Wagga remains an Independent seat, with Dr. Joe McGirr re-elected for what will be his first full term as the local State MP.
Following his by-election victory last September, local voters one again put faith in Dr. McGirr.
With 78.2% of the vote counted, he's leading the count with 65.5%, The Nationals’ Mackenna Powell second on 34.5%.
The result represents a swing to Dr McGirr of around 28 percent.
He says representing Wagga is a privilege, and it's time to get to work, not only holding the government to their election promises, but having some of the issues raised by local residents addressed.