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Epsom Candidate Announced

Epsom Candidate Announced


High profile New Zealander Christine Rankin has today announced her intention to stand for the Epsom electorate.

Following much speculation in the wake of the recent Conservative Party launch, Christine has confirmed that she is fighting fit and ready to stand for a strong Conservative Government that listens to the people.

“Epsom needs a strong voice, and National needs the Conservatives to give them a backbone, and keep them on a short leash,” Mrs Rankin says.

Conservative Party Leader Colin Craig says “We have polled the electorate, and ACT has no chance of winning. By standing Christine, we give the people of Epsom the chance to elect a centre right government with Conservative values.”

“Epsom is a seat that the Conservative Party can win if we stand the right candidate. The right Candidate is Mrs Christine Rankin,” Mr Craig says.

Christine commented that “my objective is to let the people of Epsom make up their own minds about who represents them and to give them some real choice for once”.

Known for her no nonsense leadership and courage Christine brings a strength, depth of experience, and integrity that will keep Epsom as one of New Zealand’s most influential electorates.

ENDS

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