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West Gippsland Liberal member and businessman Andrew Ronalds has been unofficially preselected to run as the Eastern Victoria Region candidate at the November 2014 state election.
Mr Ronald's preselection, which is awaiting official state party endorsement, was made on Saturday in Warragul. If successful, he will replace outgoing sitting member Philip Davis as seat candidate, who announced his retirement in October.
Mr Ronalds currently sits as a director for Dairy Cropping Australia, and was the managing director at Jindi Cheese for 14 years.