#CowperVotes

Independent candidate for Cowper, Rob Oakeshott. Photo: candidate website

Rob Oakeshott (@RobOakeshott1) was the independent Member for Lyne from 2008 until he retired in 2013.
National Luke Hartsuyker is the current member but will not be re-contesting the seat of Cowper.
Patrick Conaghan will be contesting the seat for The Nationals, he is a solicitor and former police officer.
Conaghan represented George Calombaris during his court case resulting from charges when he punched a soccer fan, the case took place during the fallout from revelations, Calombaris underpaid his workers by $2.6 million.

4.6% margin vs IND
Area: 7,296 sq km
Location: Mid-North Coast NSW
Australian Electoral Commission seat profile
Division of Cowper on Wikipedia
Rob Oakeshott: website

Outshining detractors and dirty tricks: @MilesProust reports from @RobOakeshott1 #CowperVotes campaign

High-profile independent candidate for the NSW electorate of Cowper Rob Oakeshott recently released his commitment to climate change action at the small Macleay village of Gladstone. His two-page document included a promise to vote against any new coal or gas power stations, calling out dirty money used for lobbying and to support policies that prioritise […]

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On the road with Rob Oakeshott: @margokingston1 #CowperVotes #podcast

Rob Oakeshott Independent for Cowper chats with Margo Kingston live on the election trail, as noted by Rob, Margo is the first journalist in twenty years to embed themselves in his campaign.

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The @NoFibs #IndependentsDay Twitter mission at #ausvotes: @margokingston1 comments

The way I see it, every safe Coalition seat must be in play in the sense that quality indies ask tough questions incumbents are forced to answer. That requires courageous indies & committed, creative citizens because a weakened local media can’t do it. Ready to play? #ausvotes — Margo Kingston (@margokingston1) February 22, 2019 Hi. […]

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