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United Future announces candidates

Monday, 28 February 2005

United Future announces candidates

United Future has announced the first group of candidates to stand at the next general election.

Party President Graeme Reeves says all eight of the current MP’s have been re-nominated and eight more candidates have been approved by the party’s Board.

The candidates and the seats they are standing in are.-

Richard Barter - Mt Roskill

Bernie Ogilvy - Maungakiekie

Paul Adams - East Coast Bays

Richard Carter - Hamilton East

Larry Baldock - Tauranga

Russell Judd - Rotorua

Paul Check - Taupo

Judy Turner - East Coast

Graeme Reeves - Wairarapa

Murray Smith - Hutt South

Peter Dunne - Ohariu-Belmont

Fiona McKenzie – Wellington Central

Gordon Copeland - Rongotai

Marc Alexander - Ilam

Graeme Barr - Rakaia

Joy Lietze - Clutha-Southland.

Mr Reeves said more candidates and the party list will be announced later in the year.

“I’m delighted with the calibre of nominations and candidates the party has this year and look forward to an energetic campaign that will see more United Future MP’s in the next Parliament, providing the stable, centrist policies the Government will need to continue New Zealand’s growth and prosperity,” he said.

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