Australia was almost certainly headed for a hung parliament after the closest election in decades Saturday, a staggering setback for the ruling Labor Party that could send the country’s first female ...
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's political parties began horsetrading on Sunday to break an anticipated parliamentary deadlock after a dramatic election failed to produce a clear winner, raising the ...
Even if Labor were to fall short of a majority, a hung parliament wouldn’t necessarily be ... While it may be premature to call Labor a winner, the LNP was a clear loser. There was a divergence in ...
Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard has rejected the idea of a new election to avoid a hung parliament. In her first major speech since elections on 21 August failed to deliver a clear winner, ...
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The Wall Street Journal noted that a hung parliament would create market uncertainty ... pages under the headline "Australians apparently fail to deliver a clear winner in national elections". It ...
His popularity at the time should have made him an easy winner at the next election ... The election of several minor party candidates and independents means that there may be a hung parliament, with ...
Labor won 182,000 of these votes, but the undeclared winner of the 2016 election was the minor parties ... David Leyonhjelm and Bob Day. In the past ten elections, the Senate vote for minor parties ...
Malcolm Turnbull addresses party members at the Liberal Party election night event, telling them he believed Coalition would form a majority government. Photograph: Dean Lewins/AAP The key moments of ...
The results of every single public and private pollster pointed to a clear Labor victory ... standard showing in the Super Saturday by-elections, which was painted as a Labor landslide just because ...
Thanks largely to the success of the Greens in attracting one in every nine votes, Australians now have a lower house (called the House of Representatives) which is completely hung ... the post’ ...
Still in Seacliff, a “detectorist’’, a bloke scanning the beach with a metal detector, says it’s been a few elections since ... worried there will be no clear-cut result. “The unfortunate thing is ...
"There's not a really a burning [issue] except, perhaps it's time for a change." Interest groups and lobbyists have been more vocal during this hung parliament. "Major parties are used to riding out ...