Whitsunday candidates: (Clockwise from top left) Amanda Camm (LNP), Jason Costigan (NQFirst). (Right) Angie Kelly (ALP), Ciaron Paterson (KAP) and Deb Lawson (ONP).
Whitsunday candidates: (Clockwise from top left) Amanda Camm (LNP), Jason Costigan (NQFirst). (Right) Angie Kelly (ALP), Ciaron Paterson (KAP) and Deb Lawson (ONP).

How you can get involved in the Whitsunday election debate

IT'S the most important state election since war time and for the first time, the people we pick will remain in power for four years.

That's why the Daily Mercury and Whitsunday Times are committed to giving Whitsunday voters the chance to hear from the candidates who want you to choose them on October 31.

The Mercury and The Courier-Mail have partnered with Sky News and News Queensland's extensive network of regional titles to deliver the most comprehensive election coverage across the state.

Last week we held a digital debate for Burdekin in our patch.

But this week it is Whitsunday's turn.

Sky News host Peter Gleeson will moderate a special debate in the key marginal seat of Whitsunday at noon on Thursday, October 15.

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Peter Gleeson will moderate the Whitsunday election debate.
Peter Gleeson will moderate the Whitsunday election debate.

Incumbent Jason Costigan holds the seat with just a 0.6 per cent margin after a 9.5 per cent swing against him at the 2017 election.

Got a question you want answered? Email melanie.whiting@news.com.au or rae.wilson@news.com.au

 

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