Starting gun fired for Vic state election – Michael West

 Another blue bottle is about to fall

The starting gun has sounded in Victoria’s official election campaign but the race to the poll is off to a slow start as the state grapples with prolonged flooding.  Governor Linda Dessau signed the writs on Tuesday, ending the 59th parliament and formally triggering the election process. Labor leader Daniel Andrews kept a low profile on […]

Victorians will be able to apply for postal votes from Wednesday and cast ballots at early voting centres from November 14. 

Electoral Commissioner Warwick Gately confirmed the Victorian Liberals have been cleared of illegally distributing postal vote applications.

“What was distributed was a pre-filled general postal voter application,” he told ABC Radio.

“It was not a postal voting application. There is no rule preventing a party promoting an application to be a general postal voter.”

Source: Starting gun fired for Vic state election – Michael West