Stephen Mayne is running for the board of Macquarie Group. Here is a summary of the issues ahead of the July 30 AGM.
Stephen Mayne is running for the Harvey Norman board at the AGM on November 27. Here is a summary of the issues.
Stephen Mayne is running for the AFIC board. Here is a summary of the issues at hand.
Stephen Mayne has participated in 50 public company board elections, which is more than anyone else, including the various professional directors. Here is a brief summary of his complete public company tilt record as it rolled out chronologically.
Stephen Mayne has participated in more contested elections than any other Australian. Here is a brief summary of his complete record in contested elections across the public company and political space.
Here are links to PDFs of key documents and materials in the Menzies campaign.
In keeping with running a transparent campaign, here is what we spent our $55,000 on putting a solid dent in Kevin Andrews' primary vote.
Here is a list of companies which have censored Stephen Mayne's submitted platform during a contested board election since 2000.
Here are some reports from Menzies booth workers on their experience handing out for Stephen Mayne on election day.
The AEC ordered a ban on our how to vote cards at about 3pm on polling day. Here is an attempt to explain what happened after that.
What does Stephen Mayne stand for in contesting Menzies as an independent Turnbull-supporter?
A guest columnist and long-time Victorian-based Liberal explains why the member for Menzies is really a "Fake Liberal".
Here is a selection of comments and feedback about Stephen Mayne over the years.
Here is a chronological list of media coverage during the Menzies campaign.
Here are links to material published during the Federal election campaign when we took on Kevin Andrews in Menzies.
Below is the 3000 word submission Stephen Mayne has done to the 2016-17 City of Manningham budget, highlighting a range of projects which could and should be supported by the Federal Government, if Menzies wasn't "the forgotten seat".
Below is the chronology of 125 donations totalling $38,540 received for the campaign against Kevin Andrews in Menzies. We are including full names where the donor agrees and explanations of the support at the bottom where statements are provided.
Here are comments back from voters in Menzies and donors to our campaign when we've asked them what they think of Kevin Andrews and why he needs to go.
Here is a ranking of the Menzies booths from the 2013 election, starting with the highest Liberal two party preferred vote.
If the Liberals don't disendorse Kevin Andrews, Stephen Mayne will be running against him as an independent at the forthcoming Federal election.
Here is a brief history of Stephen Mayne's connection with the Federal seat of Menzies.
Here are links to the AEC website tracking the last 6 results in Menzies.
After Liberal Party President Michael Kroger claimed I was no "true liberal", here is the full history of support for the Liberal Party over the years.
Stephen Mayne is running for the board of Macquarie Group. Here is a summary of the issues ahead of the July 23 AGM.
Here are links to a range of notices of meeting where an external candidate has challenged the incumbent board.
Below is the guest list for Victorian Labor's notorious $1000 a head fundraising dinner held at the Grand Hyatt hotel in December 1999, shortly after the Bracks Government took office. Current Premier Daniel Andrews was a key organiser in the party head office. Notice how 80 of the 700-plus guest have a gambling connection. We've italicised them.
This list ranks the companies starting with the worst when it comes to biased ballot papers in contested corporate elections.
This list tracks how independent candidates went in the 2006 Victorian election.
Stephen Mayne successfully contested the 2012 City of Melbourne elections as an independent candidate.
After Brownyn Pike resigned from the Victorian Parliament in mid-2012, we contested the by-election in the state seat of Melbourne. Here is what we said at the time about our campaign which delivered fourth spot in 16 person field with 4.74%. See final results.
Stephen Mayne is standing as the first ever outside candidate for the Rio Tinto board at the AGMs in London on April 14 and in Perth on May 5. Here are some relevent links.
Stephen Mayne ran for the board of ASX at the AGM in Sydney on September 24, 2008. Here is an outline of the correspondence, key issues and various other links from the time.
After Jeff Kennett lost office, he quit Parliament and caused a by-election in Burwood, which Stephen Mayne contested. Here is a summary of the press reporting in 1999 and stories from our website of the time, www.jeffed.com.
An attempt to shake up Australia's biggest listed investment company and encourage it to act more openly and transparently in the interests of Australia's 6 million direct retail shareholders fell short at the 2013 AGM.
Stephen Mayne ran for the board of OZ Minerals Ltd at the 2009 AGM held on June 11 in Melbourne. Here is a package of information relevent to the campaign.
Stephen Mayne has nominated for the board of BHP Billiton at the forthcoming AGMs on a platform to protest against the proposed Rio Tinto takeover and encourage long-serving chairman Don Argus to retire.
Shareholder activist Kerry Stokes took control of WA News without ever making a full bid. It has been a disaster for those investors who remained. Here's how it happened.
This is the from Mayne Report subscriber-only edition on January 9.
Stephen Mayne has participated in more contested public company elections than any other Australian. Here is a brief summary of his electoral record when he did not attend the vote at the AGM.
After almost a decade of campaigning for better corporate governance at News Corp, we tried a different tack in 2007.
It was our first tilt at a Federal election and we were delighted to get 2% of the vote and finish 4th in an eight person field in Peter Costello's seat of Higgins. Check out all the coverage and action from Higgins here.
Here is a list of abstain votes in Stephen Mayne's various tilts at ASX listed companies over the years, including the very high 24% abstain vote in the 2008 ASX Ltd tilt, as Terry McCrann noted in his coverage.
This is Stephen Mayne's shareholder resolution and supporting statement contained in the proxy statement for the 2007 News Corporation annual meeting which will be held in New York on 19 October. For the first time, shareholders will be able to vote on whether they want to retain Rupert Murdoch's undemocratic gerrymander over voting control of the company.
This is the full statement from the News Corp board defending Rupert Murdoch's gerrymander over News Corp and urging shareholders to vote against Stephen Mayne's shareholder resolution at the forthcoming annual meeting in New York on 19 October.
Can our little website end Rupert Murdoch's News Corp gerrymander?
We have ranked from highest percentage of votes received to lowest of all 41 independents that ran for the senate in the 2010 federal election. Ungrouped independents have been italicised.
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