2019 Election: Wright votes

TWO candidates for Wright started their morning campaigning in Jimboomba and surrounding suburbs.

Independent candidate Innes Larkin has committed to spend the entire day campaigning at Flagstone State Community College where he is tapping into local concerns on the Inland Rail Project.

Independent candidate Innes Larkin. Photo: Jacob Wilson

Independent candidate Innes Larkin. Photo: Jacob Wilson

Mr Larkin told the Jimboomba Times that he would be thrilled with a primary vote between five and 20 per cent.

"The best thing for us would be to be above Labor and for the preferences to flow from Labor," he said.

"I'm positively buoyed by the feedback I'm getting...there are a lot of people who are really tired with politics as usual."

If in the unusual position of deciding who to support in a minority government position, Mr Larkin said he would be very unlikely to support the coalition due to their views on climate change and immigration.

Labor candidate Pam McCreadie. Photo: Jacob Wilson

Labor candidate Pam McCreadie. Photo: Jacob Wilson

Mr Larkin has campaigned on issues including climate change, infrastructure and immigration.

Labor candidate Pam McCreadie was spotted handing out how to vote cards at the crowded Jimboomba State School.

Ms McCreadie said she was confident there would be a swing to Labor in the traditionally safe conservative seat.

"It will be a hard task but I'm up for it," she said.

"The Labor Party will look after everyone. Not just the big end of town."

Voters have overwhelmingly identified state and local issues as among their top concerns this election.

The pace of residential development, lack of investment in the Mount Lindesay Highway and Teviot Road and calls for more police and CCTV surveillance were among issues raised.

South Maclean voter Ruth Page said she felt resigned voting for the least worst option for the area.

"I've voted almost the same every time but I'm more of a swing voter this time," she said.

"We need better infrastructure out here for families. We have housing developments going in across the road and traffic is already a nightmare."

A lot of voters also said they were sick of leadership instability and the two major parties pointing fingers at each other.

Allan Counsell voted at the Greenbank Scouts booth and said the Coalition shot themselves in the foot when Malcolm Turnbull was ousted in favour of Scott Morrison.

"I don't like Scott Morrison with how he got into power although Bill Shorten doesn't give me any great deal of confidence either," he said.

"I'm not from (Malcolm Turnbull's) side of the political fence, but I liked him more certainly than Scott Morrison and probably even more than Bill Shorten.

"I think this might go Labor's way with Bob Hawke dying."

Polls will remain open until 6pm today.

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