THE Mildura branch of the Liberal Party is already eyeing a tilt at the next state election when it will be allowed to stand a candidate in Victoria’s north-west.
Some Mildura Liberals had wanted to stand a candidate at this year’s state election but the party didn’t allow it because, under the coalition agreement, Liberal candidates cannot run against sitting Nationals MPs and vice-versa.
Election results could leave the Liberals better positioned to represent the Coalition in Mildura during new independent MP Ali Cupper’s first term.
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