There seems to be a bit of mirroring going on, as we get closer to the next deadline. The DUP deselected two of its sitting MLAs Wilson Clyde and Paul Girvan in South Antrim last night. Antrim councillors Mel Lucas and Trevor Clarke were picked alongside the local MP William McCrea. Hmmm… Have they just kissed goodbye to the third seat?
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