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Gilmore: Gash has preference for values over candidate

August 10, 2010 by

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Politics is a funny game. Particularly when you’re talking about the seat of Gilmore on the south coast of New South Wales. Electioneering wrote the other day about the ‘faceless’ Family First candidate Elizabeth Cunningham and the preference deal with the Liberal Party that could carry incumbent MP Joanna Gash over the line at the […]

Mystery Gilmore candidate could be a “mistake”

August 7, 2010 by

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Talk about an election mystery. In the NSW South Coast electorate of Gilmore, voters are asking who Elizabeth Cunningham is. She’ll be listed on the ballot as the Family First candidate, but no one seems to know that much more about her. The Illawarra Mercury ran a story about the ‘faceless’ candidate last week. They […]

The missing force of Katter

August 5, 2010 by

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Bob Katter, local member for Kennedy, QLD, is the kind of person the 2010 election campaign has so far been missing. He’s 100% the real Bob and he’s not afraid to pull up his sleeves and “put up a fight”. And while he’s not looking to run the country, he does have a support base […]

Does Australian federal politics need a “circuit breaker”?

August 5, 2010 by

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Do you feel like your voice is being represented by someone in Parliament? Does one of the Big Two parties seem to hold the same beliefs and opinions you hold? No? Well, that’s not surprising, we’re all unique individuals after all. But thinking more generally, is there one party that seems to hold more or […]