Patricia Poulos has been a repeated Independent candidate for election:
New South Wales Legislative Assembly, Cronulla, 1999
Senate, NSW, 1987; 1993, 1998
House of Representatives, Cook, 2001
House of Representatives, Wills, Victoria, by-election, 1992
In 1990, Patricia united 14 Independent groups into the Centre Unity Party, and she was their candidate in the House of Representatives elections for Cook. The Centre Unity Party was registered for the 1990 Federal Election, but did not survive to run again. The party fielded 23 candidates and 5 Senate teams that year and subscribed to one 30-point pledge. The pledge contained sweeping aims, including "Protect our environment", "Address drug dependency" and "Re-build our defence Forces".