Australia

Rise Up draw first on NSW Senate ballot

Ballot draws have been drawn throughout eastern states to determine the order of candidates on ballot papers. Source: AusElectoralCom/Twitter

The Liberal-Nationals coalition has placed fourth on the Senate ballot paper for NSW ahead of Labor which got the 10th position. Rise Up Australia drew first.

Rise Up Australia has secured prime position on the Senate ballot paper in NSW, which will feature more than 100 candidates.

The right-wing political party on Wednesday drew the coveted first spot on the ballot, ahead of the Liberal-Nationals in fourth place and Labor in 10th.

One Nation was drawn in 19th ahead of Clive Palmer's United Australia Party, which has drawn an unfavourable 26th position on the far right of the paper.

The Greens and the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party will appear between both major parties on the ballot papers in seventh and eighth position, respectively.

The Help End Marijuana Prohibition HEMP Party is among the top six spots on the ballot paper, along with the Health Australia Party, the Pirate Party and the Affordable Housing Party.

The Animal Justice Party, which snagged one seat in the NSW upper house at the March 23 state election, drew 29th on the Senate ballot paper.

The 105 candidates competing for NSW Senate seats on May 18 also include the Involuntary Medication Objectors (Vaccination/Fluoride) Party, Seniors United Party of Australia, Vote Flux Party and Socialist Alliance.

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