Senator Fred Mitchell, Party Chairman speaking at the Party’s Rally on Wednesday 16 January 2019 said the following:
We are on the cusp of year three in the term. Once we get over this hump, we know that the general election is near. This must then be a year of preparation. Many branches have accepted the instructions we sent out to begin looking for candidates for the next general election. I hope to convene a meeting in the not too distant future to speak to branch Chairs who will have the awesome task of distilling who the branch wishes to recommend to the National Party as a nominee for their constituency, subject the national party’s due diligence criteria.
I want to advise Branch Chairs that the decisions you will make and guide are
Those canvassing should not give the impression by the unauthorized use of PLP designed letters or the party symbols and colours that you are the endorsed party candidate.
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