ELECTION SPECIAL: Who will you vote for?

About 45 people attended a “Meet the Candidates” evening event organised by the Toodyay Progress Association two days before the start of a voting package mail-out on Friday September 20 for this year’s Toodyay Shire Council elections, which close at 6pm on Saturday October 19.

By Michael Sinclair-Jones

ONE OF nine candidates contesting six vacancies on the Toodyay Shire Council says he lives in Perth and visits Toodyay every second weekend to stay in a hotel.

Another says he has seen no evidence of shire dysfunction and it is “good” the CEO’s contract was renewed last July.

And a third, one of two councillors seeking re-election, has put his house on the market to move interstate but says this could take years and there is “important unfinished business that I would like to see through”.

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