Editorial - Friday, September 6: Tough dilemma awaits

IT'S the eve of the election.

While a great many publications will today tell you who our next leaders should be, we figure you'll probably work it out for yourselves.

If you haven't, we'll have some last ditch viewpoints in tomorrow's Daily Examiner, so be sure to pick up a copy.

I can say with honesty I don't envy anyone who has to make the decision tomorrow.

On a local level we have a much loved and hard-working member in Janelle Saffin.

But she has some of Labor's very unpopular policies keeping her ballooning popularity firmly on the ground.

Then we have new-kid-on-the-block Kevin Hogan.

He has promised to do everything from fixing our TVs to creating local jobs.

Whether he'll deliver is another thing entirely, and considering the current State Government's performance, we've heard it all before and it may be once bitten twice shy.

Will Ms Saffin be effective in opposition? Will the Liberal Party respect their National Party colleagues?

A tough dilemma.

I'm not yet an Australian citizen and I'm not eligible to participate but I'll be voting with my feet and attending Gate to Plate with gusto.

So in the interest of being fair and balanced I'll say this: vote for the Valley this weekend and make sure you try our great produce.

Jenna Cairney

Topics:  editorial opinion

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