Our say: New England election looking like a two-horse race

Incumbent Nationals MP Barnaby Joyce led the survey, with 46.4 per cent of people saying they would vote for him, with independent Adam Blakester trailing right behind him with 43.1 per cent.

Just under 6 per cent were undecided on where their vote would go. The combined figure for the other six candidates was just 4.4 per cent of the vote.

Our say: New England election looking like a two-horse race

THE New England election is fast becoming a two-horse race if the poll conducted by the Tamworth Business Chamber after the recent candidate debate is to be believed. Incumbent Nationals MP Barnaby Joyce led the survey, with 46.4 per cent of people saying they would vote for him, with independent Adam Blakester trailing right behind him with 43.1 per cent.