This is a guest post from John Boscawen, and also his speech form last night.
Last night I organised a meeting for the three contestants for the ACT leadership. While the media reported 100, it was actually attended by 140 ‚Äď we counted them. It was the biggest ACT-related public meeting since the 2011 campaign launch.
We have received very positive media coverage. It was covered by all major media.
I wanted the meeting to present the ACT Party and its candidates in the best possible light ‚Äď we succeeded.
More importantly, it was the first and only opportunity for ACT members to hear from and question the candidates before the Board commences its deliberations at¬†9.30am on Saturday
As a public meeting, it also enabled me to invite many tens of donors to the Party that I have built relationships with over many years and who are not formal members ‚Äď they appreciated it. ¬† Read more »