It is not easy having small feet to fill big boots and to lack the stamina to complete the uphill journey which is winning Victoria back to the Liberal party.
At this time, there are at least two Battin supporting MPs who would be open to considering Matthew Guy for the leadership, and at least two O’Brien supporting MPs who likewise are open to switching support.
Paris Room-Batters is not a well known figure among grass roots members of the Liberal Party. She is one of the new generation of lieutenants for Ian Quick’s faction.
Ryan Smith, a capable and likeable MP, is a quiet supporter of both Matthew Guy and Brad Battin, or any other challenger to Michael O’Brien’s embarrassing and gaffe-prone performance in the past year.