Australia Qld election result inches closer

01:23  07 december  2017
01:23  07 december  2017 Source:

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^ "2017 Queensland Election Results ". ABC Elections . "Labor one seat closer as first Torres Strait Islander woman elected to Parliament". Brisbane Times. Fairfax Media.

This is a list of close election results at national and state level. It lists results that have been decided by a margin of less than 1 vote in 1000 (a margin of victory of less than 0.1%).

Queensland Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls speaks at the LNP Election night function.© AAP Image/Tracey Nearmy Queensland Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls speaks at the LNP Election night function. A result in the Queensland election is inching closer, but with the numbers tight both sides appear to be waiting for the final determination before declaring outright victory.

Labor has now declared victory in 47 seats which would give it a slim majority in the new 93-seat parliament.

Most recently it declared victory in Gaven, with Meaghan Scanlon appearing to have the numbers over sitting Liberal National Party member Sid Cramp.

The electoral commission is yet to formally declare Gaven or Macalister but it has declared 34 seats - 18 for Labor, 15 for the LNP and one for Katter's Australia Party.

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See also: Results of the Queensland state election , 2012. Queensland state election , 24 March 2012 Legislative Assembly << 2009–2015 >>. Close of nominations. 24 March 2012. Polling day, between the hours of 8am and 6pm.

This is a list of electoral district results for the Queensland 2017 election . Due to the redistribution of electoral boundaries for this election , swings are based on notional margins and percentages calculated by Antony Green of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

The one KAP seat is leader Rob Katter's north Queensland seat of Traeger.

However, the party is confident of picking up Shane Knuth's new seat of Hill, and on Wednesday declared victory in Hinchinbrook, where candidate Nick Dametto was in second place and looked to pass LNP incumbent Andrew Cripps on preferences.

Labor has yet to claim victory overall and LNP leader Tim Nicholls has not conceded defeat, meaning both sides might wait until the Electoral Commission of Queensland formally declares a result.

Nearly 90 per cent of the statewide first-preference vote has been counted and the ECQ hopes to have a final result by the end of the week.

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