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Blanch, Glenda (c. 1952 - )

Born
c. 1952
Occupation
Businesswoman

Summary

Glenda Blanch has been an active member of the Australian Democrats in western Sydney. She stood as their candidate in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly Campbelltown by election in 1999 and for the Werriwa seat in the House of Representatives in 2001. She also ran for a position in the Campbelltown Council in 2003.

Details

Glenda Blanch has been a small businesswoman for most of her working life, starting with a cleaning contract in the 1970s and currently being the owner and operator of an embroidery shop. She is a widow, and the mother of two adult daughters.

Glenda was disappointed in the failure of the two major parties to offer a clear political choice so joined and ran for the Democrats, in two parliamentary elections and then the local council election.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.nsw.democrats.org.au/campbelltown (accessed 12 September 2005 ).

Annette Alafaci

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