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Could Xenophon put a dent in the major parties?

Nick Xenophon’s Adelaide campaign office Source: SBS

South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon [ZEN-uh-fon] is shaping up as a force to be reckoned with this election.  The man who made his name as an independent anti-gambling senator in the state parliament now has his own political party ... ... and he's trying to win seats in the Senate and House of Representatives beyond his support base in South Australia.