State election, 2018
Crugnale leads race for Bass
November 25, 2018 - The ALP looks likely to take the seat of Bass for the first time since it was created in 2002.
Who’s going to win? We are
Liberal Brian Paynter and ALP's Jordan Crugnale are neck and neck as the two parties slug it out to win the seat of Bass.
Clare Le Serve, Independent
Four years ago Independent Clare Le Serve made Bass a marginal seat. She’s back to keep the major parties honest.
Ross McPhee, Labour DLP
Ross McPhee wants to end the Safe Schools anti-bullying program but we can’t tell you much more about him.
Kate Lempriere, Independent
Kate Lempriere is going into battle for Bass’s elderly citizens, the "builders and boomers".
Frank Ripa, Shooters, Fishers & Farmers
Who is Frank Ripa, and why is he hiding from us?
Early voters up for a challenge
What possessed the VEC to locate Wonthaggi’s early voting centre in an unmarked factory building on a tricky service road kilometres from the CBD?
Brian Paynter, Liberal Party
Chances are you’ve met Liberal MP Brian Paynter in the past four years. And if you have, he’ll probably remember your name.
Jordan Crugnale, ALP
Jordan Crugnale has had to choose her words more carefully since becoming the ALP candidate for Bass, but she says it’s been worth it to have a direct line to the government of the day.
Ron Bauer, Independent
Raised in Toorak, now the fifth-generation “custodian” of an antique jewellery business, Ron (Ronnie) Bauer isn’t as easy to pigeonhole as you might expect.
David Arnault, Greens Party
David Arnault has given up the solitary life of the novelist to try to save the planet.