Victorian Greens leader Samantha Ratnam announces run for federal politics

Ratnam will have to step down as state party leader if endorsed to contest federal seat of Wills

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The Victorian Greens leader, Samantha Ratnam, has announced she will run for a seat in federal parliament in a move that’s expected to see her step down from the state leadership.

Ratnam on Thursday announced she has nominated for preselection to contest the federal seat of Wills, held by Labor MP Peter Khalil.

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