Labour Leadership As Bill Shorten Faces Toughest Test Of Political Life

Bill Shorten could face the toughest fight of his political life before the next election according to the betting.

Sportsbet are offering $1.60 that Shorten will face a leadership challenge and $1.65 he will be replaced as leader (Shorten is $2.20 to win the ballot).

Anthony Albanese is $2.40 to be the Labor leader at the next election and a short $1.50 to be the next Labor leader after Shorten.

“The betting certainly indicates that there is a good chance of some movement in the Labor leadership before the election,” said sportsbet.com.au’s Will Byrne.

Markets courtesy of sportsbet.com.au
Will Bill Shorten face a leadership challenge before next election?
$1.60 Face Leadership Challenge
$2.35 Not to face Challenge

Will Bill Shorten be replaced as Labor leader before the next Election?
$1.65 Yes
$2.20 No

Leader at next Election
$2.20 Bill Shorten
$2.40 Anthony Albanese
$6.40 Chris Bowen
$9.60 Tanya Plibersek
$24 Tony Burke
$30 Jason Clare

Next Labor Leader
$1.50 Anthony Albanese
$4.00 Chris Bowen
$6.00 Tanya Plibersek
$15 Tony Burke
$19 Jason Clare