ATTENDANCE numbers at Mount Gambier’s candidate debates are demonstrative of how “irrelevant” they are for most people, Labor candidate Isabel Scriven has claimed.
The political hopeful hit back at “old men with old men’s ways” after coming under fire from candidates for declining an invitation to address a Mount Gambier Chamber of Commerce forum scheduled tonight.
Organisers cancelled the forum due to Ms Scriven and SA-Best candidate Kate Amoroso indicating they would not attend.
Ms Scriven claimed “low numbers” at the chamber and previous Limestone Coast Protection Alliance debates as proof they were ineffective in reaching the electorate.
“I was told there were about