Israel supporters contest same seat

February 6, 2013 by J-Wire Staff
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The four yearly State elections in WA will be held on March 9.  No seat will be more hotly contested than Mt Lawley, where the incumbent Liberal MP, Michael Sutherland is being opposed by former Labor parliamentarian and State minister, Bob Kucera.

Bob Kucera

Bob Kucera

Michael SUtherland

Michael SUtherland

Both have been stalwart supporters of Jewish community organisations and Israel.  Bob is the Chairman of the Friends of Israel WA but has  stood aside until the election is decided.  Michael is a patron of the same organisation.

Mt Lawley is a marginal seat (Sutherland won by 1.7% four years ago) with a small but significant Jewish population.  Understandably, both political parties are very keen to secure the endorsement of the electorate.


One Response to “Israel supporters contest same seat”
  1. Shirlee says:

    From friends in Perth Michael Sutherland is the better choice of the two

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