The Examiner asked each candidate running in the City of Launceston council local government election to supply our readers with statement about themselves.

The statement asked why the candidate chose to run, and what they would like to achieve. Candidates were also asked to supply their favourite quote, a fun fact or who would play them in a movie.

In these elections, City of Launceston council has 32 candidates, 11 of those are seeking re-election, eight running for mayor and eight for deputy mayor.

More than 47,000 people are registered to vote in the City of Launceston municipality.

Access the candidate’s statements here: