The shock resignation of popular WA Premier Mark McGowan has taken most by surprise.
Decimating the Opposition at the last well timed election, Labor is so dominant that even a messy leadership race for the top job is unlikely to put much of a dent in their popularity.
Quite a few contenders from the Left through their hat in the ring today, but much needs to be done in the huge caucus before the new Premier will be announced.
Produced By: Roderick Chambers
Featured In Story: Dr Stewart Jackson, Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Sydney and former WA resident
First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 30 May 2023