Stawell's Thomas Parkes, who has started a Facebook page Wannon Votes, believes the south-west road's will continue to be neglected while the electorate is a safe seat.
"If you want roads fixed and investment in health, education and industry, you're going to have to vote for someone else to make the seat marginal," Mr Parkes said.
He said this was evident in the lack of funding commitments for Wannon ahead of the federal election.
"We can forget Scott Morrison or Bill Shorten visiting here - until Wannon is a marginal seat I don't think we'll be seeing those two candidates in our electorate (in the lead up to an election)," Mr Parkes said.
He said Wannon constituents needed to carefully consider their vote in the upcoming election.
"We should be voting on policy outcomes for the Wannon electorate," Mr Parkes said.
"Dan Tehan just gets to hand out little community grants here and there and even though they add up these are tiny grants compared to what the marginal seats are getting because they want to hang onto those seats."
Mr Parkes said he believed the government was deliberately allowing roads to deteriorate for the sake of appearances.
"Politicians are deliberately manipulating the system," he said.
"It's not as sexy resealing a section of road - it's better if you can rip up a road and cut a ribbon, but prevention is the best form of work on roads."
Mr Parkes' Facebook page has more than 30 members.
He encouraged people to join the group to debate key issues in the lead up to the election.
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