‘I wasn’t rusted to either side’: Ricky Muir makes another tilt at politics

Former senator has switched to the Shooters party for the Victorian seat of Morwell where his preferences could hold the key to victory

The wildcard candidate in the most wildcard seat at the Victoria election may well be Ricky Muir, the “accidental” senator who went to Canberra with a minuscule vote, got a taste for it, and now wants to resume his political career.

Running on a Motoring Enthusiast ticket, Muir was elected as a federal senator in 2013 before losing his seat three years later. He returned home to south-eastern Victoria to run his timber mill and raise his family.

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Source: The Guardian
‘I wasn’t rusted to either side’: Ricky Muir makes another tilt at politics