Jodi McKay named NSW Labor leader

The Strathfield MP won a opinion opposite Kogarah MP Chris Minns. Ms McKay cumulative 29 votes to Mr Minns’ 21 in a caucus, and perceived 63 per cent of a rank-and-file vote.

Overall, Ms McKay won by 60.5 per cent to 39.5 per cent.

More than 11,000 rank-and-file celebration members voted in a list before Labor’s MPs met on Saturday to expel their vote, in what was a largest care choosing in NSW in about 70 years.

The member for Strathfield, in Sydney’s middle west, vocalization during a initial candidate’s discuss opposite Chris Minns. Picture: Jonathan Ng

The member for Strathfield, in Sydney’s middle west, vocalization during a initial candidate’s discuss opposite Chris Minns. Picture: Jonathan NgSource:News Corp Australia

“From a oldest life members to a newest of Labor recruits, to a trade kinship members — this competition has energised a movement,” Ms McKay said.

“I would also like to appreciate my colleagues for their support and their continued support and counsel.

“We have a fanciful group of MPs and no matter how any of us voted, we find common purpose in a values and a quarrel to win government.” Mr Minns congratulated Ms McKay on her victory.

“I’ve seen her adult tighten over a past month and her debating skills, poise of process and knowledge are what NSW Labor needs to win,” Mr Minns said.

Jodi McKay and Chris Minns. Picture: Jonathan Ng

Jodi McKay and Chris Minns. Picture: Jonathan NgSource:News Corp Australia

“My pursuit now is to work with her to see a Labor Government in NSW in 2023 and be a constant member of her joined team.”

Mr Minns and Ms McKay are both from a Labor right faction.

Ms McKay has highlighted her “record of station adult to absolute and vested interests” and says she can kick Premier Gladys Berejiklian during a 2023 poll. The Strathfield MP, who before represented Newcastle, says reaching out to farming NSW, western Sydney and multicultural communities would be a priority underneath her care and preparation process is a “critical issue”.