As is often evident in election results the position a candidate receives on a ballot paper serves the donkey vote well.
With an Independent drawn at the top, it will be interesting to see the results from this election.
The ballot draw for Bega has been announced on Friday (January 28) and the order on the ballot paper will be:
- Jeffrey Hawkins, Independent
- Karin Geiselhart Sustainable Australia Party
- Ursula Bennett, Independent
- Michael Holland, Labor
- Peter Haggar, Greens
- Victor Hazir, Shooters Fishers and Farmers
- Fiona Kotvojs, Liberal
Pre-poll voting for the Bega by-election opens on Monday, January 31.
Election day is Saturday, February 12.
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