The Northern Rivers is no longer natural National Party territory.
Change is in the air – but only if electors don’t allow their votes to expire and become worthless
It is vital to number every box on the Legislative Assembly ballot paper to make sure your vote is actually counted. It would be sad to waste it.
Also a number of young people are on the roll and don’t even know it. They were automatically enrolled.
Please turn up and make your voice heard. This time every vote will make a difference.
It’s a chance to make history.
Richard Jones, former MLC 1988-2003, Possum Creek
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