Meet the candidates: Heat is on in poll countdown

Democracy for Dinner's Jodie Newcombe and Bryn Davies are inviting everyone to attend the upcoming Meet the Candidates session at the Taproom, ahead of the May 21 federal poll. Photo: Eve Lamb

Eve Lamb
Know who you’re voting for is a main message from Castlemaine’s Democracy for Dinner group as it prepares to stage a special event enabling local voters to meet the candidates standing for the seat of Bendigo in this month’s federal election.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, you’ll be well aware that a federal election is coming up fast.
Keen to ensure all local voters are fully informed and know exactly what each of the seven candidates contesting the seat of Bendigo are all about, D4D has organised an evening Meet the Candidates event to take place at The Taproom on Wednesday May 11.
D4D’s Bryn Davies says all are welcome, in fact encouraged, to attend the free informative event that will also be live-streamed.
“It will start at 7pm and it will be live-streamed on Facebook so you can also follow it via the Taproom’s Facebook page or our Facebook page if you can’t attend in person,” Bryn says.
“We’ve had attendances confirmed at this stage from five of the seven candidates,” Mr Davies said.
Confirmations to attend the event – at the time of the Mail going to print – are from the candidates for… Read more in today’s Mail…