A few months ago I ran as an Independent Federal candidate for Murray, the third safest Coalition seat in the country. My belief is an Independent will send shock waves through Parliament and shine a spot light on our region. Major Parties would finally offer the funding and attention we deserve, because Murray would no longer be taken for granted.
Despite being up against million dollar budgets, an army of Coalition volunteers, media bias and a strong field of Minor Parties/Independents, I managed to secure over 3400 primary votes, mostly within Greater Shepparton, and came 4th overall once preferences were applied.
After another 3 years of political neglect, there is a real chance an Independent could step up and make the seat of Murray a contest!
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