A PACK of peninsula electorates within close proximity are two of only a very small handful of state districts in which no women nominated as candidates.
Across Victoria’s 88 electorates in the lower house, just six feature no female representation among the nominees this years. Two of those are Mornington and Nepean.
Nine male candidates put their hand up for election in those two districts.
Frankston features just one female candidate among its eight nominees, from the Transport Matters Party, this election.
Mornington and Hastings are safe Liberal seats, held by David Morris MP and Neale Burgess MP respectively.
4 women across Mornington and Nepean nominated during the previous election.
Murray Plains, Mount Waverly, Clarunda, and Forest Hill are the other state electorates in which no females will be on the ballot to vote for.
Neighbouring electorate Carrum will feature two women leading the ticket for each of the major parties, Labor MP Sonya Kilkenny and Liberal candidate Donna Bauer.