The Junction

Electorate: Eltham
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Labor’s Vicki Ward, who has held the seat of Eltham for four years, was elected in 2014 with a 1.9 per cent swing. Though previously Liberal leaning in the 1990s, today Eltham is a key marginal seat and is held by 2.7 per cent. It was previously held by Labor’s Steve Herbert from 2002 to 2014. Eltham is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 20 km north-east of Melbourne's Central Business...

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Greens: Matthew Goodman

La Trobe University, Shannon Jenkins

A cheese maker with a background in computer systems engineering may seem like an unlikely candidate for the seat of Eltham.

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Labor: Vicki Ward

La Trobe University, Shannon Jenkins

Labor candidate for Eltham Vicki Ward believes a major challenge facing Australians is the cost of living.

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