|Member-elect of the Western Australian Legislative Council for Agricultural|
22 May 2021
Sandra Carr was elected to the Western Australian Legislative Council as a Labor Party member for Agricultural region at the 2021 state election.
Carr was a teacher in Geraldton prior to getting elected.
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