Eckel: no early polls a bad decision

FORMER Mildura mayor Mark Eckel has slammed the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) for failing to provide early voting centres in Wentworth Shire. 

Cr Eckel said the 900 Wentworth Shire residents who were expected to vote in the lead up to the May 18 federal election would be forced to travel to Mildura.

Voters in the seat of Farrer are able to pre-poll at the Lime Avenue early voting centre.

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