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Gleeson, Margaret Ann

Summary

Margaret Ann Gleeson ran for parliament several times. Her first time was as an ALP candidate for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly, Monaro seat, in 1973. She then joined the Democratic Socialist Party and ran for them in the House of Representatives elections for Reid (1990) and Sydney (1993). She now writes for the Green Left Weekly.

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