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Sports stars unlikely to be prosecuted over election tweets, lawyer says

"If the leader of the Labour party can get away with a warning..."

Victoria Young
Tue, 04 Nov 2014

A top Electoral Law practitioner says sporting celebrities Jonah Lomu, Israel Dagg and Eric Murray are unlikely to be convicted of breaching election laws.

Wellington Barrister Graeme Edgeler says the trio, who had tweeted pro-John Key messages on election day, aren’t likely to be prosecuted by

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Victoria Young
Tue, 04 Nov 2014
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