“The madness here is that the party lost about $100 million and what we’re asking for is (about) $6,000…the lawsuit will be more,” he said.
Jamal Daoud wants to get back the amount he says he lost during the campaign. Credit: Jamal Daoud Go Fund Me Page
While other candidates received consignments of election material well before the May election, Daoud claims that some of his material was instead accidentally sent to party leader Craig Kelly – who ran to Hughes in southern Sydney. Seen in emails by The foodMr Daoud tried months before the elections to rectify this, but was unsuccessful.
“I can’t blame the head office.”
UAP candidate: ‘This is a scandal, we cannot support this’
“Even Greens voters started mocking us, telling us we are liars in campaigning based on the core promise to put Liberals-Labour-Greens last,” said another.
Mr Daoud wrote to the party asking for preferences in his electorate to keep election promises and put the major parties last. Credit: Delivered/ The Feed australiabusinessblog
Daoud said he was initially optimistic about UAP’s prospects, with candidates telling Zoom meetings they were on their way to big wins. As a result, he claims that other candidates have saved thousands out of their own pockets. But now he thinks he has been deceived.
The Feed contacted the United Australia Party for comment.