Julian Assange to Run For Australian Senate Seat
Posted: 2/13/2013 | By: Philip Dorling | theage.com.au
WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange will run for the Senate in
Victoria at the September 14 federal election as the lead candidate of a
newly formed WikiLeaks Party.
Mr Assange's application for electoral enrolment in Victoria
was handed to the Australian Electoral Commission in Melbourne yesterday
by WikiLeaks supporters including his father, Sydney architect John
Shipton, who has been active in the initial organisation of the party.