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RealPolitik - Ted Mack the wise warrior of North Shores: Exclusive
Ted Mack is plotting the defeat of another Liberal Party candidate in North Sydney.
Former independent MP Ted Mack will steer Stephen Ruff's campaign in December's North Sydney byelection.Photo: Rick Stevens
The former federal MP, who twice won the blue-ribbon Liberal seat as an independent, is not contesting the upcoming byelection himself but will steer the campaign of Dr Stephen Ruff, a longtime senior orthopaedic surgeon at Royal North Shore Hospital.
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