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Linda Aitken to replace Christian Porter as Liberal candidate in Pearce

The West Australian Liberal party has preselected Linda Aitken, a clinical nurse specialist, to replace Christian Porter as its candidate for the federal election in the seat of Pearce. Aitken won a preselection vote on Monday night over the party’s other nominee, former navy officer Miquela Riley. Aitken’s preselection is expected to be endorsed by the party’s state executive on Thursday. As well as being a clinical nurse specialist, Aitken has been a councillor with the City of Wanneroo for eight years. She has previously run as a Liberal party candidate in a West Australian state election. Aitken’s preselection…