LISTEN: Young Gladstone Woolworths worker wants your vote

JORDAN Puku will vote in his first federal election this year, if a double dissolution election is called for July 2.

And he'll be looking at his own name on the vote card.

The 20-year-old will run as an independent candidate for the seat of Flynn.

Twenty-year-old Jordan Puku has decided to run as an independent candidate for the federal seat of Flynn. Photo Campbell Gellie / The Observer
Twenty-year-old Jordan Puku has decided to run as an independent candidate for the federal seat of Flynn. Photo Campbell Gellie / The Observer Campbell Gellie

The ambitious Woolworths employee was home schooled until he asked to go to Trinity College in year nine, before finishing school at Tannum Sands State High.

"The big thing that made me want to run is the bipartisan support from the major parties on issues that are generally disliked by the population," he said.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and metadata retention were two examples of what he thought were "unpopular" decisions by both parties.

"As I have been growing up a question I get asked a lot is 'why are you going to change this when it won't affect us?'," he said.

"I still want to change them anyway. I would like to see things be better."



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