Tasmania Election 2021: Windermere candidates split on fairness of hosting two elections

Adam Daunt
Updated March 31 2021 - 9:09pm, first published March 28 2021 - 7:00am
DUAL ELECTIONS: Retiring Windermere candidate Ivan Dean is "flabbergasted" by the early election decision which means the state and legislative elections are on May 1. Labor candidate Geoff Lyons, Liberal candidate Nick Duigan and independent candidate Will Smith are vying to replace Dean in Windermere. Picture: graphic
DUAL ELECTIONS: Retiring Windermere candidate Ivan Dean is "flabbergasted" by the early election decision which means the state and legislative elections are on May 1. Labor candidate Geoff Lyons, Liberal candidate Nick Duigan and independent candidate Will Smith are vying to replace Dean in Windermere. Picture: graphic

Incumbent independent member for Windermere Ivan Dean will write to the Electoral Commission to try and get the upcoming legislative council election moved, after the Premier called an early state election for the same day.

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Adam Daunt

Adam Daunt

Sports Reporter

Sports reporter at The Examiner. Focus on basketball and netball but occasionally rolls the arm over for some cricket coverage in the summer. Previously from Adelaide with a stint in Byron Bay. Get in touch: adam.daunt@examiner.com.au.

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