VEC information session for independent candidates
INDEPENDENT candidate for the seat of Benambra, Jacqui Hawkins attended an information session conducted by the Victorian Electoral Commission in Melbourne on Sunday.
Ms Hawkins joined other independent candidates from across the state to gain information about their roles in the upcoming state poll.
Electoral Commissioner Warwick Gately, said the gathering familiarised candidates with the key requirements and responsibilities of nominating for the State election’.
Nominations for the election open on Wednesday, November 5.
Prospective independent candidates must lodge a correctly completed nomination form with their nomination fee by noon on Friday, November 14.
Although nominations are yet to open Ms Hawkins is already ramping up her campaigning from her campaign office the intersection of Hume and Lawrence Street.
Meanwhile Ms Hawkins and her team yellow shirt volunteers are continuing a doorknocking campaign in Wodonga, and will be at the Wodonga Children’s fair on Sunday.