Wendouree

Posted by Vote Climate One Team on November 07, 2022 12:00 pm
GREEN LIGHT CANDIDATES
BURNS, Ellen
2022-11-06 16:02:58
Running
HILLS, Bryn
2022-11-06 16:00:30
Running
Green light candidates have been rigorously assessed as absolutely committed to real action on the climate emergency. Number these first when you vote.
ORANGE LIGHT CANDIDATE
ADDISON, Juliana
2022-11-06 16:06:59
Incumbent
Orange light candidates are preferable to red but have some question marks over their climate policy or party voting record. When you vote, number them after the green light candidates.
RED LIGHT CANDIDATES
COLBERT, Dianne
2022-11-11 09:50:55
Running
ECKEL, Bren
2022-11-08 17:31:30
Running
HARKNESS, Ian
2022-11-11 09:48:57
Running
MCINTOSH, Samantha
2022-11-06 16:04:59
Running
Red light candidates are a dangerous choice if Australians want real action on the climate emergency. Number these after the green and orange candidates.

Wendouree & Western Victoria Region Voting Guide

1. Research the options

Click on a candidate or party name to find out more information about them. We have included web site links and additional information about our Green Light parties and candidates.

The information here shows candidates and parties grouped first by traffic light, then listed in alphabetical order.

We are party neutral. Positioning in the list does not infer any candidate or party is superior or inferior to another within each group.

2. Record your choices

Our How-to-Vote Guide lists candidates running for both the electorate of Wendouree (Lower House). In addition, it details voting instructions for the Western Victoria Region (Upper House); all printable onto A4 paper.

  • Research candidates and parties
  • Download, then print the guide and sample Upper House ballot paper at home
  • Record your choices
  • Take it with you to the polling booth
  • Western Victoria Region (Upper House)

    Wendouree falls within the Western Victoria Region in regard to voting in the upper house (The Legislative Council) for Victoria.

    Above the line voting in Victoria means you run the risk of supporting back room preference deals which will not help elect candidates committed to climate action. Read more...
    If you intend to VOTE ABOVE THE LINE
    • Enter the numeral 1 in only one box on the Upper House ballot paper
    • Do not number any other boxes
    • See our recommendation for which box to mark with the numeral 1 in the guide. We have selected the party which has distributed its preferences to best favour climate action
    BELOW THE LINE VOTING (Strongly Recommended)
    • Number Green Light candidates (party and independent) first in your order of preference
    • Number Orange Light candidates next
    • Number Red Light candidates last or do not number them at all. We can help you rank them HERE.

    Our Traffic Light advice immediately below is only applicable to voting below the line.
    GREEN LIGHT OPTIONS
    Sitting Member
    Running
    Green light parties have been rigorously assessed as absolutely committed to real action on the climate emergency. Number these first when you vote below the line.
    ORANGE LIGHT OPTIONS
    Sitting Member
    Running
    Orange light parties are preferable to red but have some question marks over their climate policy or party voting record. When you vote below the line number them after the green light candidates.
    RED LIGHT OPTIONS
    Sitting Member
    Running
    Red light parties are a dangerous choice if you want real action on the climate emergency. Number these after the green and orange parties. Alternatively you can choose to not number them at all.
     

    About Wendouree

    ALWAYS VOTED LIBERAL?

       Important Message for Liberal voters in the Wendouree electorate

    As a Victorian Liberal Party voter you are well aware that the Coalition has dragged its feet on climate action and has avoided acknowledging the crisis we all face. By voting traffic light you have the opportunity to send a clear message to your party to take the climate emergency seriously. Preference the Green light candidates before the Liberal candidate, Samantha MCINTOSH, and be confident your vote will not be wasted.

    • If the Green light candidates drop out of the vote count before Samantha, your preference will still end up as a Coalition candidate vote.
    • Your vote remains live right down to the last two candidates left in the race for election.
    WARNING about your vote in the Southern Metropolitan Region for the Upper House
    • Do not put 1 in the Liberal Party box to vote above the line for the Legislative Council. Because of dodgy preference deals, your vote is likely to go to climate denying candidates.
    • Voting above the line gives you no control over making your vote benefit climate action.
    • Use our test run to learn how to vote below the line.
    • For all we hold dear, vote climate one this time round.

    ALWAYS VOTE LABOR?

    Important Message for Labor voters in the Wendouree electorate

    Labor’s initiatives on climate in government in Victoria have been well ahead of the pack. The problem for you as a Labor voter concerned about climate change, is that there has been a serious shortfall in policy.

    • How could any government serious about the climate emergency approve new gas exploration.
    • It’s almost unbelievable that a government would discourage the acquisition of electric vehicles by whacking a tax on their use. .
    • Our old growth forests, which so important for carbon storage and environmental protection, are still being logged with abandon due to the influence of the CFMEU.

    Vote for the Green light candidates before the labor candidate Juliana ADDISON, , Be confident your vote will not be wasted.

    • If the Green light candidates drop out of the vote count your vote will still end up with Labor.
    • This is an opportunity to send a message to the Labor party that they need to lift their game.
    • Your vote remains live right down to the last two candidates left in the race for election.
    WARNING about your vote in the Eastern Victoria Region for the Upper House
    • Do not put 1 in the Labor box to vote above the line in the Southern Metropolitan Region for the Legislative Council.
    • Your vote could go to right wing climate deniers because of Labor’s disgraceful, anti-democratic preference deals.
    • Use our test run to learn how to vote below the line.
    • For all we hold dear, vote climate one this time round.

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