Ian Markos named lead SA-BEST Upper House candidate

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Prominent South Australian businessman, Ian Markos, has been named the lead SA-BEST candidate at the state election, The Advertiser reports.

Mr Markos, who is the former chief executive of the Master Builders Association SA, will be joined on the ticket by psychotherapist and former asylum seeker, Dr Keyvan Abak.

If successful, Mr Markos would join current MLCs Connie Bonaros and Frank Pangallo in the Upper House and give SA-Best “the balance of power in the Legislative Council.”

Ian Markos.

“I want to help SA-BEST provide South Australians with a powerful third voice in parliament to ensure we have practical, common-sense solutions to the critical issues impacting our state,” Mr Markos said.

Members of the 22-seat Upper House are elected for eight-year terms, with half of the seats declared vacant at each election.

Ms Bonaros and Mr Pangallo are both at the midway point of their stints.

Source: The Advertiser.

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