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UF announces election candidates

Monday, 14 April 2008

UF announces election candidates

UnitedFuture president Denise Krum today announced the first 16 candidates who will contest this year’s general election for UnitedFuture.

“As we have demonstrated over the past several years,” she said “a moderate, centrist party like UnitedFuture is crucial to the smooth running of minority MMP governments and I’m delighted with the quality of candidates we have been able to attract to continue that work after the election.”

The candidates are:

Peter Dunne, MP – Ohariu
Jim Stowers – Manurewa
Murray Smith – Hutt South
Robin Gunston – Mana
Judy Turner, MP – East Coast
Denise Krum – Maungakiekie
Ian McInnes – East Coast Bays
Steven Dromgool – Northcote
Greg Graydon – Tamaki
Neville Wilson – Mt Roskill
Janet Tuck – Epsom
Aaron Galey-Young – Auckland Central
Bryan Mockridge – Papakura
John Pickering – Ilam
Brian Ward – Rangitata
Vanessa Roberts – Wigram


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