Question mark hangs over seat of Riverstone

Riverstone MP Kevin Conolly.

Riverstone MP Kevin Conolly.

THE seat of Riverstone has been left without a Liberal candidate for next year’s state election, after sitting MP Kevin Conolly was disendorsed at pre-selection on Monday night.

The vote was 14-3.

Jess Diaz, father of failed federal Greenway candidate Jaymes Diaz, nominated against Mr Conolly in February as another Liberal candidate.

However, the Blacktown councillor decided to withdraw from pre-selection.

The lack of endorsement and no remaining Liberal candidate for Riverstone means pre-selection nominations may be reopened.

Read more in next week's Gazette.

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