Seymour replaces Whyte as ACT Leader

NBR reports:

Jamie Whyte has resigned as leader of the ACT.

ACT’s Board has appointed Epsom MP David Seymour to succeed Dr Whyte as leader, president John Thompson says.

“Today I announce that I have tendered, and the Board has accepted, my resignation as Leader of ACT New Zealand,” Dr Whyte said in a statement.

“Clearly I make this announcement with regret, however the election result is clear, and I must now turn to my career and my family.

“I stood to lead ACT because I believe in the party’s ideas.  I will continue to advance these ideas both inside and outside the Party.  I do not rule out returning to a substantial role with ACT in the future.”

It is the right decision.

I may be wrong, but at 31 is Davvid Seymour the youngest party leader in NZ?

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