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Aubin warns of ‘absolute mayhem’ if old bank becomes pre-poll site | Western Advocate



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ANOTHER councillor and election candidate has slammed the idea of the old Commonwealth Bank building potentially being used for pre-polling in September. This week, mayor Bobby Bourke revealed that the NSW Electoral Commission had “recommended” that the building at 171 Howick Street be used as the pre-poll venue for the Bathurst council election. READ MORE: Polls toll: Fears of traffic chaos if site is chosen for early voting While there’s no confirmation this will be the site, the idea alone is causing a stir. Councillor Warren Aubin has joined Cr Bourke in expressing concern over the impact it could have on businesses, pedestrians and traffic. Cr Aubin said the electoral commission hadn’t “done their homework very…

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