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Greens Upper House candidate Robert Simms with outgoing MLC Mark Parnell and fellow Legislative Councillor Tammy Franks. Photo: Tony Lewis/InDaily
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Greens veteran leaves door open to early political exit

Long-term SA Greens MLC Mark Parnell has declined to quell growing speculation he will soon pull the pin on his political career, as successor and current Adelaide City councillor Robert Simms quits his day job to focus on the party’s state election campaign.

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City councillor sets sights on state parliament

UPDATED | City councillor and former senator Robert Simms has confirmed his intent to stand for state parliament, seeking the Greens’ nomination to replace Mark Parnell – but the retiring veteran’s longtime staffer has also entered the succession race.