Elise Ward was a candidate for election only once. That was for Earthsave Australia in the 1999 elections for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly seat of Ballina. Elise was a long term resident of the Byron Bay area when she ran for election. She worked at the Beach Hotel as receptionist and said her interest in politics and the Earthsave Australia party stemmed from her concern for her children's future.
Sources used to compile this entry: http://nla.gov.au/nla.arc-23980 (accessed 31 March 2005).