#SenateVotes

#ACTSenateVotes candidate Independent, Anthony Pesec. Photo: Twitter @AnthonyPesec

Anthony Pesec’s (@AnthonyPesec) running for the ACT Senate where Senator, Zed Seselja must re-contest his seat.
On his website Pesec says: “I believe strongly in tackling the big issues of our time like climate change whilst also giving Canberra the real voice that it deserves in the Australian Senate”.
Labor’s Senator, David Smith (@SenDaveSmith) must also re-contest his seat.
Smith replaced Katy Gallagher after the High Court ruling she was ineligible to sit.
They Vote For You website assessed, Seselja “voted strongly against treating government action on climate change as a matter of urgency“.
Despite a pledge to honour the results of the same sex marriage plebiscite saying on Facebook “If the people vote yes, I will vote yes”, Seselja was absent for the historic vote in Parliament.
Anthony Pesec: website
Canberra Nippers founder and keen #auspol follower throws support behind @AnthonyPesec’s #ausvotes challenge for Seselja’s #SenateACT spot: @BethanyinCBR comments

Dark clouds and silver linings, the ICAN #ClimateAction vision: @adropex reports #ActiveDemocracy

Distinctive campaign battle lines were defined long before Scott Morrison’s belated April 11 announcement that we would be going to the polls on May 18. For months the Coalition had insisted the election was going to be about the economy, security and putting locals first, “to keep our economy strong, to keep Australians safe and […]

Posted in #ActiveDemocracy, #ausvotes, #ClimateAction, #Columns, #IndependentsDay, #SenateVotes, Democracy, Economy, Front Page, Grass roots politics, human rights, Ideology, Issues, Lesley Howard | 1 Comment

Anthony Pesec’s battle for the second ACT senate seat: @margokingston1 #SenateVotes #podcast

Margo Kingston (@margokingston1) checks in with Anthony Pesec (@anthonypesec) — Independent candidate for the second ACT senate seat — as federal election day looms. They discuss the importance and value of strategically voting in order to defeat hard-right Liberal, Zed Seselja, who hasn’t attended a single meet-the-candidates forum. Zed Seselja is widely known for going […]

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Rod Bower’s journey from church signs to Senate candidate: @CharliCaruso #AusVotes #podcast

NSW Senate candidate for Independents for Climate Action Now (ICAN), Rod Bower (@FrBower) is a husband, father, grandfather, author of Outspoken and — until recently — an Anglican priest in Gosford, at a church where he made his signs so famous. Charlie Caruso spoke with Rod about his decision to run for the NSW Senate […]

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Pesec the only sensible choice to revive #ACTVotes: @gazzakent comments on @anthonypesec #SenateVotes campaign

Many people have asked me why as a lifelong, loyal Liberal, I am chairing the campaign of Anthony Pesec, an Independent candidate for the Australian Senate in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). The main role of any political party is to preselect top-quality candidates and present them to the public. The ultimate goal must be […]

Posted in #auspol, #ausvotes, #CampaignInsiders, #SenateVotes, Front Page, Gary Kent | Tagged | Comments Off on Pesec the only sensible choice to revive #ACTVotes: @gazzakent comments on @anthonypesec #SenateVotes campaign

Dr Andy Lewis calls for #ClimateAction leaders with vision: @margokingston1 #QldVotes #podcast

Dr Andy Lewis has lived in North Queensland for the past 32 years while working as a marine scientist, small business owner, and CEO of the not-for-profit Coral Sea Foundation. He has raised four children on Magnetic Island and is a passionate advocate for sustainable management of our natural environment and building long-term economic and […]

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Anthony Pesec stands up for ACT Senate: @margokingston1 #ACTvotes #podcast

Anthony Pesec was born and raised in Canberra and spoke with Margo Kingston about his mission to represent the best interests of Canberrians in the Senate as an Independent.

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Shouting at the television and planting gardens: #ActiveDemocracy stories by @adropex

What do shouting at the television and gardening have in common? From little things big things have grown. Gather ’round people, let me tell you a story… or two. Whilst a television was not one of the perks of an Aboriginal stockman’s life in the Northern Territory in 1966, the story of Vincent Lingiari and […]

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Canberra Nippers founder and keen #auspol follower throws support behind @AnthonyPesec’s #ausvotes challenge for Seselja’s #SenateACT spot: @BethanyinCBR comments

I live in Canberra, by far the best city in Australia. With the exception of South Australia and the Northern Territory I have lived in every state of Australia, and also New Zealand, so I reckon I ought to know. I was born in Melbourne, grew up on the South Coast of NSW, and moved […]

Posted in #auspol, #ausvotes, #CampaignInsiders, #IndependentsDay, #RecentlyPopular, #SenateVotes, Bethany Williams, Front Page | 1 Comment

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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