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Federal Election 2013


Ahead of potentially decisive High Court hearings next week, another trip down the Western Australian Senate election rabbit hole.

Matters for judgment

Ahead of potentially decisive High Court hearings next week, another trip down the Western Australian Senate election rabbit hole.

Definitive election results from the Australian Electoral Commission bring us the long-awaited national two-party preferred result, and details of minor party preference flows.

Final score: 53.49-46.51 to Coalition

Definitive election results from the Australian Electoral Commission bring us the long-awaited national two-party preferred result, and details of minor party preference flows.

The WA Senate election gets murkier still, with the two winners originally declared on the basis of a 14-vote difference junked in favour of two other winners declared on the basis of a 12-vote difference. With over 1000 votes known to be missing, it's likely to be a case of see you in court, and then back on the hustings.

Courting trouble

The WA Senate election gets murkier still, with the two winners originally declared on the basis of a 14-vote difference junked in favour of two other winners declared on the basis of a 12-vote difference. With over 1000 votes known to be missing, it's likely to be a case of see you in court, and then back on the hustings.

Those Fairfax and WA Senate recounts are finally set to reach their conclusions over the coming days. That may not be the end of it though ...

Where we at

Those Fairfax and WA Senate recounts are finally set to reach their conclusions over the coming days. That may not be the end of it though ...

The Labor leadership contest is approaching the end game, which is more than can be said for the election counts for Fairfax and the WA Senate.

Counts and recounts

The Labor leadership contest is approaching the end game, which is more than can be said for the election counts for Fairfax and the WA Senate.

The Western Australian and South Australian Senate results under the microscope: which preference decisions mattered, and which didn't.

Senate fact-checking and myth-busting

The Western Australian and South Australian Senate results under the microscope: which preference decisions mattered, and which didn't.

Senate results sliced and diced as the final determinations are reached, starting with the first two: Tasmania and the Northern Territory.

Senate call of the board

Senate results sliced and diced as the final determinations are reached, starting with the first two: Tasmania and the Northern Territory.

A review of the Senate election results, to be updates as late counting progresses.

Photo finishes: the Senate

A review of the Senate election results, to be updates as late counting progresses.

House of Representatives numbers settled as Clive Palmer makes it over the line in Fairfax by 36 votes, pending a recount.

Coalition 90, Labor 55, Others 5

House of Representatives numbers settled as Clive Palmer makes it over the line in Fairfax by 36 votes, pending a recount.

A quick run-through election results of interests from seats in the AFL states plus the Australian Capital Territory (the rest having been dealt with yesterday).

Call of the board: part two

A quick run-through election results of interests from seats in the AFL states plus the Australian Capital Territory (the rest having been dealt with yesterday).