Sunday, March 7, 2010

89 candidates to contest Tasmanian election.

89 candidates will contest the Tasmanian state election on the 20th on March. This is down from 95 in 06 and 112 in 02.

Breakdown:
Bass - 20, Braddon - 19, Denison & Franklin 17, Lyons - 16.

Labor - 26 (6 Lyons, 5 all others)
Liberals - 27 (7 Braddon, 5 all others)
Greens - 25 (5 in each)
Independent - 9 (5 Bass, 2 Braddon, 1 Denison, 1 Franklin, 0 Lyons)
Socialist Alliance - 2 (1 Denison, 1 Franklin)

Andrew Wilkie got the 100 required signatures to get a group column and drew column A in Denison.
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