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A complete A-Z list of every single candidate running in the Victorian state election

Updated: 9 hours ago

From MLAs to MLCs - and even retiring MPs - we've got the full list of candidates in both houses.

This is an A-Z list of every single candidate running in the Victorian state election in both the Legislative Assembly & Legislative Council.


For full coverage of the Victorian election, click here.


Many of the candidates listed have hyperlinks attached to them - click them to see more coverage of them from 6 News.


Any electoral district with 'region' in its name indicates it is an upper house seat.


Read the 'notes' section for additional information here.


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With that being said, enjoy the list!

 

GUIDE:


AJP Animal Justice Party

ALP Australian Labor Party

DLP Democratic Labour Party

DHJP Derryn Hinch's Justice Party

FFP Family First Victoria

FP Freedom Party of Victoria

INDP Independence Party

IND Independent

LDP Liberal Democrats

LIB Liberal Party

NAT National Party

NDP New Democrats

RP Reason Party

SFF Shooters, Fishers and Farmers

SAP Sustainable Australia Party

GRN The Greens

TMP Transport Matters Party

UAP United Australia Party

VP Victorians Party

VS Victorian Socialists


* = Incumbent MP

** = Not re-contesting

*** = No longer contesting (eg disendorsed, resigned, failed at getting preselection)

 

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

 

A


ALP Juliana Addison (Wendouree)*

ALP Jacinta Allan (Bendigo East)*

ALP Daniel Andrews (Mulgrave)*

LIB Neil Angus (Glen Waverley)*

LIB Bruce Atkinson (Eastern Metropolitan Region)**



B


LIB Matthew Bach (Eastern Metropolitan Region)*

TMP Rod Barton (Eastern Metropolitan Region)*

NAT Melina Bath (Eastern Victoria Region)*

LIB Brad Battin (Gembrook)*

NAT Jade Benham (Mildura)

FFP Lisa Bentley (Western Metropolitan Region)***

LIB Gary Blackwood (Narracan)*

ALP Lizzie Blandthorn (Pascoe Vale)*

SFF Jeff Bourman (Eastern Victoria Region)

ALP Chris Brayne (Nepean)*

LIB Roma Britnell (South-West Coast)*

ALP Colin Brooks (Bundoora)*

LIB Aaron Brown (Bass)

VP Greg Brown (Ovens Murray)

ALP Josh Bull (Sunbury)*

NAT Tim Bull (Gippsland East)*

LIB David Burgess (Eastern Victoria)

LIB Neale Burgess (Hastings)*

LIB Cathrine Burnett-Wake (Eastern Victoria Region)*



C


NAT Martin Cameron (Morwell)

ALP Anthony Carbines (Ivanhoe)*

ALP Ben Carroll (Niddrie)*

ALP Darren Cheeseman (South Barwon)*

ALP Sarah Connolly (Laverton)*

ALP Christine Couzens (Geelong)*

AJP Austin Cram (Eastern Victoria Region)

ALP Louise Crawford (Brighton)

LIB Chris Crewther (Mornington)

LIB Georgie Crozier (Southern Metropolitan Region)*

ALP Jordan Crugnale (Bass)*

INDP Catherine Cumming (Western Metropolitan Region)*

IND Ali Cupper (Mildura)*

AJP Bronwyn Currie (South Eastern Metropolitan Region)



D


ALP Lily D'Ambrosio (Mill Park)*

LIB David Davis (Southern Metropolitan Region)*

ALP Daniela De Martino (Monbulk)

GRN Gabrielle de Vietri (Richmond)

LIB Moira Deeming (Western Metropolitan Region)

ALP Steve Dimopoulos (Oakleigh)*

ALP Luke Donnellan (Narre Warren North)**

ALP Kacie Duncan (Morwell)***



E


ALP Paul Edbrooke (Frankston)*

ALP Maree Edwards (Bendigo West)*

ALP Nazih Elasmar (Northern Metropolitan Region)*

ALP Enver Erdogan (Southern Metropolitan Region)*

ALP John Eren (Lara)**



F


LIB Wayne Farnham (Narracan)

LIB David Farrelly (Pakenham)

DLP Bernie Finn (Western Metropolitan Region)

ALP Martin Foley (Albert Park)**

ALP Will Fowles (Burwood)*

ALP Matt Fregon (Mount Waverley)*



G


ALP Michael Galea (South Eastern Metropolitan Region)

ALP Mark Gepp (Northern Victoria Region)**

ALP Danielle Green (Yan Yean)**

GRN Campbell Gome (Northcote)

LIB Donnie Grigau (Bellarine)

DHJP Stuart Grimley (Western Victoria Region)*

LIB Jim Grivokostopolous (Oakleigh)

LIB Sam Groth (Nepean)

LIB Matthew Guy (Bulleen)*



H


LIB Manjunatha Hanumantharayappa (South Eastern Metropolitan Region)

ALP Bronwyn Halfpenny (Thomastown)*

ALP Katie Hall (Footscray)*

ALP Dustin Halse (Ringwood)**

ALP Paul Hamer (Box Hill)*

LIB Cheryl Hammer (Shepparton)

LIB Golam Haque (Western Metropolitan Region)

SAP Clifford Hayes (Southern Metropolitan Region)*

LIB Renee Heath (Eastern Victoria)

ALP Jill Hennessy (Altona)**

LIB Ann-Marie Hermans (Eastern Victoria)

GRN Sam Hibbins (Prahran)*

ALP Mat Hilakari (Point Cook)

DHJP Derryn Hinch (Southern Metropolitan Region)

LIB David Hodgett (Croydon)*

ALP Melissa Horne (Williamstown)*

ALP Natalie Hutchins (Sydenham)*

LIB Briony Hutton (Hastings)



I



J


AJP Helen Jeges (Gippsland South)

LIB Asher Judah (Ashwood)



K


ALP Marlene Kairouz (Kororoit)**

LIB Andrew Katos (South Barwon)

NAT Emma Kealy (Lowan)*

ALP John Kennedy (Hawthorn)*

LIB Bernadette Khoury (Ivanhoe)

ALP Tien Kieu (South Eastern Metropolitan Region)*

ALP Sonya Kilkenny (Carrum)*

AJP Andrew Klop (Dandenong)



L


LIB Kirsten Langford (North Eastern Metropolitan Region)

ALP Shaun Leane (Eastern Metropolitan Region)*

LDP David Limbrick (South Eastern Metropolitan Region)*

LIB Gladys Liu (North Eastern Metropolitan Region)***

VP Philip Le Liu

LIB Wendy Lovell (Northern Victoria Region)*

LIB Trung Luu (Western Metropolitan Region)



M


ALP Gary Maas (Narre Warren South)*

ALP Alison Marchant (Bellarine)

LIB Paul Matheson (Mildura)

ALP Kate Maxfield (Morwell)

DHJP Tania Maxwell (Northern Victoria Region)*

VP Ingrid Maynard (Eastern Victoria Region)

LIB Bev McArthur (Western Victoria Region)*

LIB Jason McClintock (Eltham)

LIB Joe McCracken (Western Victoria)

NAT Tim McCurdy (Ovens Valley)*

LIB Nick McGowan (North Eastern Metropolitan Region)

ALP Steve McGhie (Melton)*

ALP Frank McGuire (Broadmeadows)**

LIB Cindy McLeish (Eildon)*

FP Aidan McLindon (Mulgrave)

AJP Andy Meddick (Western Victoria Region)*

ALP Cesar Melham (Western Metropolitan Region)*

ALP James Merlino (Monbulk)**

LIB Lucas Moon (Richmond)

LIB David Morris (Mornington)**

LIB Joshua Morris (Western Victoria)***

AJP Wendy Morrison (Buninyong)

ALP John Mullahy (Glen Waverley)

LIB Evan Mulholland (Northern Metropolitan Region)



N


ALP Lisa Neville (Monbulk)**

LIB James Newbury (Brighton)*

IND Russell Northe (Morwell)**



O


NAT Danny O'Brien (Gippsland South)*

LIB Michael O'Brien (Malvern)

ALP Lauren O’Dwyer (Richmond)

ALP Naomi Oakley (Warrandyte)

LIB Craig Ondarchie (Northern Metropolitan Region)*



P


ALP Martin Pakula (Keysborough)**

ALP Tim Pallas (Werribee)*

RP Fiona Patten (Northern Metropolitan Region)*

VP Helen Pavlidis

ALP Danny Pearson (Essendon)*

LIB Phillip Pease (Mordialloc)

LIB John Pesutto (Hawthorn)

VS Steph Price (Preston)

ALP Jaala Pulford (Western Victoria Region)*

AJP Georgie Purcell (Northern Victoria Region)



Q


LDP Tim Quilty (Northern Victoria Region)*



R


AJP Tamasin Ramsay (Lowan)

GRN Samantha Ratnam (Northern Metropolitan Region)*

GRN Tim Read (Brunswick)*

LIB Gordon Rich-Phillips (South Eastern Metropolitan Region)*

ALP Pauline Richards (Cranbourne)*

LIB Anthony Richardson (Clarinda)*

ALP Tim Richardson (Mordialloc)*

LIB Richard Riordan (Polwarth)*

VP Gabriel Rossi

LIB Brad Rowswell (Sandringham)*

NAT Steph Ryan (Euroa)**



S


IND Sanjeev Sabhlok (Bulleen)

GRN Ellen Sandell (Melbourne)*

VP Shwetali Sawant (Point Cook)

AJP Ben Schultz (South Eastern Metropolitan Region)

ALP Robin Scott (Preston)**

ALP Michaela Settle (Buninyong)*

IND Suzanna Sheed (Shepparton)*

ALP Harriet Shing (Eastern Victoria Region)*

LIB Preet Singh (Tarneit)

ALP Lucy Skelton (Kew)

VS Jerome Small (Northern Metropolitan Region)

LIB Ryan Smith (Warrandyte)*

LIB Tim Smith (Kew)**

IND Adem Somyurek (South Eastern Metropolitan Region)*

LIB David Southwick (Caulfield)*

ALP Ros Spence (Yuroke)*

ALP Nick Staikos (Bentleigh)*

LIB Louise Staley (Ripon)*

LIB Nick Stavrou (Southern Metropolitan Region)

ALP Ingrid Stitt (Western Metropolitan Region)*

ALP Natalie Suleyman (St Albans)*

ALP Jaclyn Symes (Northern Victoria Region)*



T


VP Joanne Tadmore

ALP Meng Heang Tak (Clarinda)*

ALP Lee Tarlamis (South Eastern Metropolitan Region)*

ALP Jackson Taylor (Bayswater)*

ALP Nina Taylor (Southern Metropolitan Region)*

LIB Debbie Taylor-Haynes (Bentleigh)

ALP Sonja Terpstra (Eastern Metropolitan Region)*

ALP Kat Theophanous (Northcote)*

ALP Rebecca Thistleton (Melbourne)

ALP Mary-Anne Thomas (Macedon)*

ALP Gayle Tierney (Western Victoria Region)*

LIB Bill Tilley (Benambra)*



U



V


NDP Kaushaliya Vaghela (Western Metropolitan Region)*

LIB Bridget Vallence (Evelyn)*



W


LIB Nick Wakeling (Ferntree Gully)*

AJP Alicia Walker (Brighton)

VS Liz Walsh (Western Metropolitan Region)

NAT Peter Walsh (Murray Plains)*

LIB Gareth Ward (Monbulk)

ALP Vicki Ward (Eltham)*

LIB Cynthia Watson (Ringwood)

LIB Graham Watt (Melton)

ALP Sheena Watt (Northern Metropolitan Region)*

LIB Kim Wells (Rowville)*

LIB Nicole Ta-Ei Werner (Box Hill)

ALP Dylan Wight (Tarneit)*

ALP Gabrielle Williams (Dandenong)*

LIB Jess Wilson (Kew)

LIB Tom Wright (Pascoe Vale)

ALP Richard Wynne (Richmond)**



X



Y


VP Oscar Yildiz (Northern Metropolitan Region)



Z


 

NOTES:

  • Adem Somyurek was elected in 2002 as a member of the ALP, but became an independent in 2020

  • Bernie Finn was elected as a member of the Liberals in 2006, but briefly became an independent before joining the DLP in 2022

  • Catherine Cumming was elected in 2018 as a member of DHJP, but left the party before being sworn in, sat as an independent & formed the Independence Party in July 2022

  • Kaushaliya Vaghela was elected in 2018 as a member of the ALP, but became an independent in 2022 & then formed the New Democrats

  • Neil Angus is the current member for Forest Hill but is running for the new seat of Glen Waverley

  • Sarah Connolly is the current member for Tarneit but is running for the new seat of Laverton

 

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