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How the Libs lost their leader-in-waiting

Successors are mobilising for the vacant Liberal leadership, but the party itself played a key hand in unseating the man who would have likely been its next leader – as InDaily can reveal the idea to gut Dan van Holst Pellekaan’s safe seat of Stuart formed part of a Liberal submission to the electoral boundaries commission.

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Dan the man as Libs choose deputy

Newly-elected Liberal deputy leader Dan van Holst Pellekaan says he’s a “team player” – and expects to remain in his role – after defeating rival David Speirs in a party-room ballot yesterday.

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SA's new Deputy Premier quietly appointed

Energy Minister Dan van Holst Pellekaan has been handed the role of Deputy Premier on an interim basis – quietly appointed to the role he is expected to seek his colleagues’ endorsement for at a party-room ballot tomorrow.