Thinking Long Term

2 February, 2008

Clare Curran wins Dunedin South selection

Filed under: Uncategorized — alvera @ 5:28 pm
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It’s great to hear Clare Curran has won the Labour Party selection in Dunedin South.  We need more women like her in politics.


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  1. Welcome to the blogging world! It’s always good to hear more left-voices, particularly women as well who are grossly under represented in our male-dominated (and sometimes misogynistic) blogosphere. I’ve added you to my linklist too.

    I am still undecided on Curran – frankly I am mystified by the entire selection process as well. Clearly the union bloc lost because it was split by the PSA and EPMU both fielding separate candidates, though I still think it is bizarre that Labour is willing to bring in Curran despite her existing controversy – which is definitely going to prove a liability during the election campaign. Her comments in the Herald seem to be a bit of a mistake as well..

    Nevertheless, her paper on language was very interesting and clearly she’s from the Labour Left, which is good to see expanding.

    Comment by oliverquestforsecurity — 4 February, 2008 @ 11:03 am | Reply

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