Dave Sharma the ‘best candidate’ for Wentworth: Morrison

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has rejected suggestions he was embarrassed by the preselection of Dave Sharma for the seat of Wentworth, after backing a woman to represent the party in next month’s byelection. Mr Morrison took to Twitter to congratiulate Mr Sharma, saying ‘the best candidate won’. He also said he did want to see ‘more Liberal women in Parliament… but I always want to see the best candidate selected.’ Mr Sharma, who is a former Ambassador to Israel, was chosen by preselectors in the early hours of the morning, after being urged by Malcolm Turnbull to run

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