INDEPENDENT candidate Rob Oakeshott says 20-25 "very conservative" federal members are holding back reform in Australia.

Rob Oakeshott is running as an Independent in the federal seat of Cowper.
Rob Oakeshott is running as an Independent in the federal seat of Cowper. David Barwell

In the countdown to Saturday's election, the Advocate caught up with Mr Oakeshott to hear his priorities for the region.

In the second of three videos this week, Mr Oakeshott discusses issues including electoral funding, Medicare and his relationship with Malcolm Turnbull.

He also talks about a faction of MPs that are effectively holding the Prime Minister to ransom on balanced reform.

If you're voting in the seat of Cowper, who will you be voting for?

This poll ended on 30 June 2016.

Current Results

Wayne LAWRENCE - Christian Democratic Party (Fred Nile Group)

0%

Michael GOUGH - Citizens Electoral Council

0%

Carol VERNON - The Greens

4%

Damian WOOD - Labor

3%

Rob OAKESHOTT - Independent

48%

Luke HARTSUYKER - The Nationals

39%

John ARKAN - Independent

2%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.



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