With the election date set as May 18, we finally have a finish line in place for what could be two tight races in Indi and Farrer.
Liberal Steve Martin was first out of the blocks in Indi - his 50 towns in 50 days tour set the foundation for a long campaign with a wide understanding of issues.
He has established himself as the friendly family man, as comfortable debating tax policy as showing off his ability to skateboard.
Having already met Prime Minister Scott Morrison in Canberra on budget day, he will be keen to show his connectedness to the government and the North East can expect to see visits from high-profile ministers.
Helen Haines is the bookmakers' early favourite, after she was endorsed by Cathy McGowan as the independent successor. Her campaign had been quieter until last weekend, when hundreds attended her Wodonga launch.
With Ms McGowan now finished with MP duties, she is free to campaign for Ms Haines - we certainly haven't heard the last from her.
If you have stood outside in any part of Indi over the past month, you would be aware Mark Byatt is also in the race for the Nationals.
His face is on many giant billboards placed around the electorate and he has been at the side of Senator Bridget McKenzie at all of her Wodonga-based appearances.
We can expect her to keep using her pulling power to get Mr Byatt in front of cameras at every opportunity.
Early polls show Labor as favourite to win the election, but even though Indi candidate Eric Kerr and Farrer's Kieran Drabsch have both put forward strong arguments around election issues, they seem unlikely to poll more than the party's usual 10 to 20 per cent of the vote.
The Indi race has been polite so far, not so much across the border in Farrer.
Kevin Mack changed the game when he announced he would be running as an independent and has gone on the attack against incumbent Liberal MP Sussan Ley.
His approach has been clear: point out how he feels she's failed and explain how he would do things better.
Tuesday's water rally, officially run by the Southern Riverina Irrigators, was clearly an event to promote Mr Mack and send a message to Ms Ley - the Albury mayor is likely to have more public support up his sleeve.
The competition has forced Ms Ley to increase her public appearances over the past couple of months and she has admitted that even though Farrer is a safe seat on paper, she will not be taking anything for granted.
Having been a long-serving member of the government, she will have many strings to pull like this week's visit from Education Minister Dan Tehan, a man she also introduced as her friend.
He is unlikely to be the last of Ms Ley's friends to visit.
The Greens have Dean Moss in Farrer, but no candidate yet for Indi, and United Australia Party have Shane Wheatland for Indi and Mike Rose for Farrer - they will not be the last we see of minor party candidates.
And for those of you sick of hearing about the election, don't worry, there are just 37 days to go.
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