LAST-minute Labor candidate Steve Whan has obtained the donkey-vote benefit by securing the ballot place of primary on the poll paper for the NSW election seat of Monaro.

Labor candidate Steve Whan.

Sitting member, Nationals’ Nichole Total drew the ultimate spot at quantity seven for the election, which will likely be held on March 25.

Whan, who was the member for Monaro between 2003 and 2011 and a former Labor minister, stepped into the candidacy when former Raiders captain Terry Campese all of a sudden withdrew from the race after weeks of media consideration, together with over a scandalous social gathering and the way he got here to be chosen as Labor’s candidate.

Monaro candidates will likely be listed on this order:

  • Steve Whan, (Labor)
  • Andrew Thaler (impartial)
  • Chris Pryor (Shooter, Fishers and Farmers)
  • James Holgate (Sustainable Australia)
  • Jenny Goldie (Greens)
  • Josie Tanson (Legalise Hashish)
  • Nichole Total (Nationals)

Pre-poll voting opens on March 18 and closes on March 24.




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Ian Meikle, editor