CLP Senate candidate away for half the campaign

p2327-Jenni-LillisBy ERWIN CHLANDA


The Country Liberal Party’s number two Senate candidate in the NT, Jennifer Lillis, will miss half of the Federal election campaign because she will be overseas for a month.


She could not be contacted today but the number one candidate, Senator Nigel Scullion, says his running mate had made arrangements for the trip before the July 2 elections became a likelihood.


He says he is not clear where she is going but sources say it is France.


Senator Scullion says family matters are the reasons for the absence of Ms Lillis.


She is a key functionary in the Alice Springs CLP branch and a former president.


She is pictured during the Bangtail Muster parade in Alice Springs last week, at left on the back seat of a trike driven by CLP candidate for Lingiari Tina McFarlane, with candidate for Namatjira in the August Territory election, Heidi Williams, at right.



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  1. Peter
    Posted May 12, 2016 at 3:11 pm

    All I can say is it was grotesquely rude and inconsiderate of Turnbull to declare an election date before checking with Our Jen to see if she was free.
    (Sorry Erwin, I just found my old CLP Stooge hat in the bottom drawer and tried it on for size again. The hat made me do it).

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