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Division 7 by-election ballot drawn

Posted: 4pm 15 Nov 2021

Two women and four men make up the field of candidates contesting Division 7 in the Moreton Bay Regional Council by-election on December 4.

They include a former Pine Rivers Shire councillor, a real estate agent, a project manager with a trades background, a former police officer-turned electorate officer, a psychology student and a social media advisor specialising in community engagement.

Electoral Commission Queensland Division 7 returning officer Stephen Gillespie oversaw the drawing of the ballot to determine which order candidates will appear on ballot papers at EQ’s Kallangur office today.

Order of the ballot

Real estate agent and former Pine Rivers councillor Yvonne Barlow drew the number one position, followed by real estate agent and father of five Dean Teasdale and project manager Ryan Bakker.

Brett Hayes, an electorate officer for Dickson MP Peter Dutton drew fourth position, psychology student Jacqui Findlay will appear in position five, with social media advisor Ben Wood rounding out the contenders in position six.

Polling day for the by-election will be on Saturday, December 4, with applications for postal voting closing at 7pm on Monday, November 22.

Early voting runs for two weeks from November 22 until Friday, December 3 at Shop 1, Lillybrook Shopping Village, corner Old Gympie and Brickworks roads, Kallangur.

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