Labor retains seat in Mulgrave by-election

Labor retains the seat of Mulgrave, despite its primary vote suffering a hit.

Victoria Premier Jacinta Allan spoke at Labor Headquarters at Noble Park in Melbourne’s Southeast on Saturday night alongside Labor candidate Eden Foster.

“It is a deep, deep honour to be standing here tonight … with the next Labor member for Mulgrave,” Ms Allan said.

The two celebrating the win.

Eden Foster will become the new member of parliament with Labor retaining the seat.