On Saturday, May 7 2011, voters in the Tasmanian upper house electorates of Derwent, Launceston and Rumney will go to the polls to elect their representatives for the next six years.
The ACL sent a short questionnaire to each candidate contesting the three seats seeking their personal responses to a range of issues of interest to the Christian constituency ranging from gambling and homelessness, through to religious freedom and the rights of the child.
The candidate’s responses to ACL’s questionnaire are available via the links below. Please note this page will be progressively updated as candidates return their responses to ACL.Derwent
Phillip Bingley, Greens – declined to respond to ACL questionnaire
Jenny Branch, IndependentCraig Farrell
Deirdre Flint, IndependentRay Williams
, IndependentLauncestonRosemary Armitage
, IndependentSteve Bishop
, ALPLou Clark
, IndependentSam McQuestin
Penelope Ann, Greens – declined to respond to ACL questionnaire
Cate Clark, Independent
John M Forster, Independent
Paul Mason, Independent
Tony Mulder, IndependentLin Thorp
– Ruth Forrest will be declared elected on Saturday, May 7 in an uncontested ballot for this seat.