What happens if a MP leaves parliament? Do they get replaced?
Yes, you’re right! If a member of the House of Representatives dies or resigns between federal elections, they will be replaced in a by-election. A by-election is a mini-election for one or more seats in the House of Representatives.
Casting a vote for the House of Representatives.
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