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BALLOT papers for the upcoming Central Highlands Regional Council by-election will be delivered to mailboxes this week.
Nine Central Highlands residents have nominated for the available position, following the resignation of Cr David Lacey, who wishes to follow his passion in aviation.
The election will be conducted as a full postal ballot, with no polling booths in operation.
Voting will start as soon as the ballot material is received by residents.
All information will be enclosed within the VICTOR Cominos is determined that if elected he would work full-time, dedicate himself to the needs of the people and put the “human feeling” back into the council.
Mr Cominos, who was a councillor from 1979–87, said since amalgamation “councils have ceased to be human. They don’t seem to care about people any more.”
Mr Cominos said he would reduce his business commitments to be a full-time councillor and declaration envelope, including how to ensure each vote counts and how to return the ballot paper.
Polling for the compulsory vote closes at 6pm on Saturday, September 30. would establish an electoral office where he could be contacted by constituents.
“I am available and I’ll continue to be available ... I do have experience,” he said.
If you don’t receive your ballot paper or require a replacement, phone Electoral Commission Queensland on 1300 881 665.
CQ News spoke with the nine nominees to find out more about them and what local topics are important to them. The full list of nominees are in ballot paper order below, explaining why they wish to be elected.