Alert – Hemp Party Australia Says Time To Get Busy For Federal Election


Essentially, they are saying, it’s time to register & organize and especially in Scomo’s seat where  Don Fuggle is the man… I wonder if his vote tagline will be Let’s Muggle With Fuggle A slang term for cannabis (users are “muggle-heads”) (Wikipedia)     Preparing for the next federal election To all members. A federal election will be called within the next 10 months. HEMP, or perhaps Legalise Cannabis if the name is changed at the next formal meeting, will require candidates and funds for the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) nomination fees, plus campaign expenses. Two senate candidates are the minimum for each state or territory with $4,000 in fees. There may be some lower house candidates at $2,000 each, including Don Fuggle in ScoMo’s electorate of Cook, our first provisional candidate for the election. There were 14 HEMP senate candidates in the 2019 election. The Northern Territory attracted 3.8% of the primary vote, narrowly missing out on the 4% threshold for electoral funding. NSW & SA both attracted 2.1% of the primary senate vote. 2019 Senate Results In 2016, HEMP had over 4% of the primary senate vote in the NT and was united with the Sex Party on the ballot. We split the electoral funding return, about $7k each. HEMP also had a $10k donation from an Embassy supporter that was received too late to spend on the 2016 campaign. So, HEMP had a head start on funding the 2019 campaign where $28,000 was spent on AEC nomination fees and not much more on the campaign. The Nimbin HEMP Embassy covered most of the shortfall. For the 2022 federal election, next May or sooner, there could be a full clutch of senate candidates, and a Fuggle or two, ready to roll. The main hurdle is finding the funding, especially…

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