Flynn MP, Ken O'Dowd in parliament
Flynn MP, Ken O'Dowd in parliament Contributed

Will Ken O'Dowd be the next Deputy Prime Minister?

FLYNN MP Ken O'Dowd this morning said he could throw his hand up and nominate as leader of the federal National Party if the position is thrown open today.

Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce is under pressure today to prove his pregnant partner and former staffer was not working for him while they were a couple.

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Mr O'Dowd told 4CC this morning that the situation was "embarrassing and a distraction" and if the position became vacant "a lot of hands would go up".

Do you think Ken O'Dowd would make a good deputy PM?

This poll ended on 13 March 2018.

Current Results

Yes of course

19%

Definitely not

67%

I'm not sure yet

13%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

He acknowledged that his could be one of them.

If elected leader of the Nationals in Canberra, Mr O'Dowd would become the deputy Prime Minister of Australia.



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