With two elections this year – the Federal Election just confirmed for July 2 and Council elections on September 10 – it has become clear that Highlands Votes will be unable to cover them. Highlands Votes was founded four years ago … Continue reading
Category Archives: Elections
The state government has announced, by way of a letter to mayors that Wingecarribee Shire Council will have an election on September 10 this year. Councils that are currently subject to a merger proposal will have their elections postponed until March … Continue reading
The Australian today has a detailed analysis by Peter Van Onselen on the rolling Liberal pre-selection ructions which have threatened Hume Liberal MP Angus Taylor.
In an emotive and hyperbolic article, the Sydney Morning Herald writes that various factions of the Liberal Party are planning pre-selection challenges against “half-a-dozen high profile federal MPs in NSW”.
The newly re-elected members for Cootamundra and Wollondilly – Katrina Hodgkinson and Jai Rowell – have been dumped from Mike Baird’s new cabinet, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.
By our count, three of six candidates on today’s ballot paper for the electorate of Wollondilly live outside the electorate.
Voters in the Wingecarribee Shire may soon be asked whether the Shire’s should be changed to Southern Highlands. At tonight’s meeting, Councillor Garry Turland will move: THAT Council request the NSW State Government and the Electoral Commission to allow Council to … Continue reading
The redistribution of the electorate of Wollondilly, finalised last year, represents a homecoming of sorts for incumbent Liberal MP Jai Rowell.
Quietly pre-selected five months ago, Labor’s candidate for Wollondilly at March’s state election is finding his feet on the Hustings. Ciaran (pronounced Kieran) O’Brien’s corflutes have started to appear across the electorate and he’s been going along to community events as … Continue reading
One year on from the election of the Abbott government and our local MPs are firmly ensconced in their new jobs. Throsby’s Stephen Jones is now in his second term and rising through the Opposition ranks and is currently Assistant … Continue reading