WATCH: Oakeshott talks priorities for Cowper

MAKING the federal electorate of Cowper a marginal seat is a focus of Independent candidate Rob Oakeshott.

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 final days of the election campaign, the Advocate caught up with the high-profile candidate to hear his priorities for the region, if elected on Saturday.

In the first of three videos this week, Mr Oakeshott discusses how funding for education and progression of the proposed Coffs Harbour Bypass are among his commitments.

He also responds to claims levelled by the National Party who have labelled his candidacy as "a money grab".

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)


Michael GOUGH - Citizens Electoral Council


Carol VERNON - The Greens


Damian WOOD - Labor


Rob OAKESHOTT - Independent


Luke HARTSUYKER - The Nationals


John ARKAN - Independent


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

Topics:  2016 federal election coffs harbour cowper federal election 2016 rob oakeshott

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