Nationals battle for seat of Cootamundra

Wendy Tuckerman has put up her hand for Cootamundra.

Wendy Tuckerman has put up her hand for Cootamundra.

Former Boorowa administrator and Mayor Wendy Tuckerman is among five women vying for pre-selection for the seat of Cootamundra. The seat will be left vacant with Katrina Hodgkinson’s resignation.

Other candidates include Steph Cooke, of Young, Rachel Smith, a veterinarian who lives between Young and Cootamundra, Miriam Dayhew, campus head at CSU Wagga, and Cowra businesswoman and former journalist, Ruth Fagan. 

A candidate will be selected by plebiscite this Sunday. 

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