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Mayo Nominations Close Friday, Pre Polling Begins Tuesday

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The Australian Electoral Commission will officially announce the nominations for the Mayo by-election this Friday (July 6).

Following the declaration, the Divisional Returning Officer for Mayo, Louise McCoy, will then conduct the draw for places on the ballot paper.

So far Centre  Alliance’s Rebekha Sharkie has confirmed she is recontesting the seat she was forced to resign from due to the citizenship saga. Georgina Downer, the daughter of Alexander Downer who held the seat from 1984 2008, is running for the Liberals, telecommunications expert Reg Coutts has put his hand up to run for Labor while Major Moogy Sumner, a Ngarrindjeri elder and Fleurieu identity, is the Greens candidate.

Pre polling will also begin next week.

Mount Barker:
20 Cameron Street, Mount Barker
Tuesday, July 10, until Friday, July 13
8:30am to 5:30pm

Victor Harbor:
45 Ocean Street, Victor Harbor
Tuesday, July 10, until Friday, July 13
8:30am to 5:30pm

Adelaide:
21 King Williams Street
Tuesday, July 10, until Friday, July 13
8:30am to 5:30pm

Pre-polling from Monday, July 16 will continue at the Mt Barker, Victor Harbor and Adelaide locations and in addition

Strathalbyn: 17 South Terrace, Strathalbyn

Bridgewater: Bridgewater Uniting Church, 407 Mount Barker Road

McLaren Vale: 134 Main Road, McLaren Vale

Monday, July 16, to Thursday, July 19, 8:30am to 5:30pm

Friday, July 20, 8:30am – 6pm

Saturday, July 21, all booths 9am – 4pm

Monday, July 23, and Tuesday, July 24, 8:30am to 5:30pm

Wednesday, July 25, 8:30am to 6pm

Thursday, July 26, 8:30am – 5:30pm

Friday, July 27, 8:30am to 6pm