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Liberals could revert to third-party status if MPs ignore constituents’ concerns, warns rookie Grit MP

By Abbas Rana      

Liberal MPs are aiming to meet their door-knocking targets set by the party in the summer and the Grits' numbers are trending up the further away they get from the India trip, says pollster Nik Nanos.

Rookie Liberal MP Brian May, pictured on the Hill, told The Hill Times last week: 'I remind my colleagues and all the volunteers it only took four years to go from third to first, and it could go back the other way if we don’t stay out there, if we don’t connect with people, and we don’t listen. That’s what we’re doing right now.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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Liberals jumped from the third-party status to win a majority government in the 2015 general election, but they could easily revert to their pre-election status if Grit MPs don't reach out regularly to constituents before the next election, says rookie Liberal MP Bryan May. “I remind my colleagues and all the volunteers it only took four years to go from third to first, and it could go back the other way if we don’t stay out there, if

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