Liberal MP Jason Falinski’s camp has alleged that two women were harassing a volunteer, while a witness says no such conflict occurred.
It’s a rare sunny Saturday morning at a run-down community center in the Mackellar constituency, and early voters have scored the trifecta. They’re shopping across the street at the bustling Warriewood Mall, pouring in to do their democratic duty while watching kids play football on the adjoining muddy fields.
This is the busiest pre-voting station on Sydney’s northern beaches, expecting 22,000 voters to come through the gates before it all starts in earnest next week (although the numbers have dropped a lot. It’s the weather. It’s been awful ).
The election cosplay in the parking lot is everything you imagine. Liberals, Independents, Greens and UAPs in club colours, all vying for hearts and minds. Prams and pushchairs with small children. Even smaller dogs in arms. And everyone whispering, “How do you think you’re doing?”
Read more about what’s going on at Mackellar’s fringe headquarters.
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