Thursday, March 11, 2010

Tasmanian State Election Preview - Franklin

Franklin
Area
Franklin is split in 2 parts by and surrounds Denison.Most of the voters in Franklin are from Calrence City and parts of Brighton. Other parts include Kingston, Huon Valley and Macquarie Island.

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Retirements
None (Paul Lennon and Paula Wriedt have both resigned since the 2006 election)

Elected 2006
1. Paul Lennon (ALP)
2. Will Hodgman (LIB)
3. Nick McKIm (GRN)
4. Lara Giddings (ALP)
5. Paula Wriedt (ALP)

2006 Vote
ALP - 47.17%
LIB - 31.37%
GRN - 19.42%
SA - 0.40%
Ungrouped - 1.65%

Candidates

(Links are to either candidate website, facebook page or twitter page to help you make an informed decision.Where no link is available I will provide a small snippet about the candidate and/or policies. Candidates are listed in alphabetical order, on the ballot the order is randomised and will vary from ballot to ballot)
A. GRN - Deborah Brewer, Adam Burling, Mark Harrison, Wendy Heatley, Nick McKim
B. SA - Jenny Forward
C. ALP - Ross Butler, Kate Churchill, Lara Giddings, Daniel Hulme, David O'Byrne
D. LIB - David Compton, Will Hodgman, Jillian Law, Tony Mulder, Jacquie Petrusma
Ungrouped - John Forster


John Forster is an accountant.


Prediction
ALP, 2 LIB, 1 GRN
(I made my prediction for all seats about a week & half ago and am not going to change them during the campiagn, this may result in the predictions being way off)

Feel like making a prediction? Leave a comment and let me know. 




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