Greens win first seat in Vic lower house


Ms Sandell was loudly cheered as she thanked the party faithful for their support in winning the Greens’ first ever lower house Victorian seat at underground inner city laneway bar.

The Greens have claimed the seat of Melbourne in the Victorian election, the party’s first seat in the state’s lower house, with Ellen Sandell expected to win.

“This victory doesn’t belong to me at all, it belongs to all that knocked on doors, made calls and spent your evenings, your nights working for the Greens,” Ms Sandell, 29, told those gathered at a bar in the Melbourne CBD on Saturday night.

The Victorian leader of the Greens and upper house member, Greg Barber, declared the victory was down to a grassroots campaign. “We did it!

Read more here: Business Spectator


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