WITH less than 100 days until the November state election, most observers are focused on the battle between the Premier and Opposition Leader.
But Victoria's second parliamentary chamber receives far less scrutiny. South-west voters will elect five upper house MPs on November 29.
They're paid more than $130,000 a year but can you name them?
The Standard has compiled a photo gallery of eight candidates standing for the Western Victoria region, which covers the Warrnambool, Portland and Hamilton districts.
Two of the people included have been MPs for nearly eight years, one has been in parliament for four years and several others are newcomers to the political scene.
Let's see who you recognise and who you don't.