First-time MP voice for city

Hamilton Press - - FRONT PAGE - KEL­LEY TANTAU

Jamie Strange didn’t wake up one day and de­cide to be a politi­cian.

For Hamil­ton’s new­est list MP, it was a de­ci­sion that had been stew­ing in the back of his mind since the day he be­came a dad.

‘‘When our first child was born in 2008, it was the big­gest change in my life.

‘‘It was re­ally good for me be­cause it made me think beyond my­self. Some­thing opened up in­side me that had been closed.

‘‘I started think­ing about what the world was go­ing to be like for my son.’’

‘‘We needed peo­ple in par­lia­ment who had worked in cer­tain fields.’’

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