CASEY Mayor Geoff Ablett was last night chosen as the Liberal candidate for Cranbourne ahead of November’s state election.
And Deputy Mayor Amanda Stapledon has been selected as the candidate for Narre Warren North, with the pair formally endorsed by the party’s Administrative Committee on Thursday.
Both seats are currently held by Labor, with Jude Perera in Cranbourne and Luke Donnellan in Narre Warren North.
Liberal Party State Director Damien Mantach said Crs Ablett and Stapledon were outstanding candidates who would “hit the ground running in their local communities”.
The Liberal candidate for Narre Warren South will be chosen at a pre-selection convention next month out of nominees Susan Serey, Marlon La Brooy and Mark Plosnic.
For more details, pick up a copy of next week’s News.