Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au has Liberal member Jarrod Bleijie as the red-hot $1.10 favourite to retain the seat of Kawana, but news of James Ashby’s interest in running as the One Nation candidate has created plenty of interest.
· One Nation $6.00 to win Kawana amid rumours of James Ashby running
· February – April 2018 the favoured period for QLD state election to be held
Pauline Hanson’s chief of staff is expected to get the nod, and One Nation are the second favourites to snatch Kawana at $6.00. Labor ($16) and the Greens ($34) are the outsiders.
Suggestions of the Queensland election being held in the near future aren’t backed up in Sportsbet’s odds. February – April 2018 is the favoured period at $2.75, although both August – October 2017 and November 2017 – January 2018 are listed as $4.00 chances.
“The market suggests Jarrod Bleijie has very little to worry about in Kawana, even if he ends up against James Ashby, but we’re not dismissing One Nation’s chances of causing an upset,” said sportsbet.com.au’s Christian Jantzen.
Markets courtesy of sportsbet.com.au
Month of QLD Election
$7.00 February – April 2017
$5.00 May – July 2017
$4.00 August – October 2017
$4.00 November 2017 – January 2018
$2.75 February – April 2018
$1.10 Liberal (Jarrod Bleijie)
$6.00 One Nation