When cyclists form a political party aiming to get into Parliament at all costs, where else should they draw inspiration but the greatest bike race, the Tour de France? Australian Cyclists Party strategist Richard Bowen says the principle is the same in politics — you can’t win Le Tour in the first stages but you can lose it early on. Bowen, who is the Cyclists’ lead candidate for one of five upper house seats in the Southern Metropolitan region for the November 29 Victorian election, says if they don’t get their preferences right, it could all go wrong.
Crikey’s Dan Moss provided an interesting insight into the Australian Cyclists Party approach to preference negotiations. Read the full article on the Crikey website.