Tony Abbott named as potential contender for Eden-Monaro

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott is being pushed as a candidate for the federal seat of Eden-Monaro, as the competition for pre-selection continues to heat up.

Tony Abbott named as potential contender for Eden-Monaro

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott is being pushed as a candidate for the federal seat of Eden-Monaro, as the competition for pre-selection continues to heat up.

9News understands Liberal Party vice president Teena McQueen has put Mr Abbott's name forward as a potential Liberal candidate.

Tony Abbott.

However, it's unconfirmed if Mr Abbott has confessed an interest in the seat, or if he has been spoken to by the party.

The inclusion of Mr Abbott on the ballot would add a further twist to the race for the seat, which was recently vacated by Labor's Mike Kelly.

So far, both NSW Nationals Leader John Barilaro and Liberal MP Andrew Constance have put their names forward, only to withdraw soon after.

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