World News – AU – Voters take Jackie Trad as Labor takes over in Queensland election


Former Queensland Deputy Prime Minister Jackie Trad lost her South Brisbane seat as Labor ahead and One Nation vote crumbles

It does, as the count continued on Saturday night, with growing doubts that Annastacia Palaszczuk’s Labor government would be able to secure an absolute majority

CBA Chief Election Analyst Antony Green said Ms Trad’s candidacy to stay in parliament was a lost cause with 37% of the vote counted

Her challenger to the Greens for the South Brisbane seat, Amy MacMahon, won 40% of the vote

By 10 p.m. Premier League team Annastacia Palaszczuk had reached 389% of the vote in the primaries, claiming at least two seats on the Sunshine Coast – Caloundra and Pumicestone – of the National Liberal Party

But the night’s biggest victim was former Deputy Prime Minister Jackie Trad, who lost his South Brisbane seat to the Greens

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Ms MacMahon to join Greens Michael Berkman, who was on track to retain Maiwar siege

With 47 seats out of 93 in parliament to govern in its own right, Labor also led the LNP seats in Clayfield, Coomera, Currumbin, Caloundra, Bundaberg and Hervey Bay

The collapse of the One Nation vote – down more than six percent – and the Greens’ vote is a big factor running against the LNP

When the election arrived, Labor held 48 seats out of 38 in the LNP, with the cross-bench comprising three members of Katter’s Australian party, a Greens, a One Nation, a North Queensland First and the independent Sandy Bolton

One nation seemed likely to hold its seat, KAP also holding three and Ms Bolton returned to Noosa

The swing was mixed statewide, with the southeast corner going 2% to Labor and 13% to TNL in regional areas

Gold Coast-based Federal Minister Karen Andrews said the outcome « clearly was not going in the direction we would like it to go »

Ms Andrews handed the switch to Labor on older voters who ‘probably feel safe with the borders closed’, endorsing Ms Palaszczuk’s strategy to tackle the coronavirus

« What we said is that this is a crisis at two levels, health and the economy, but it is clear that in some cases health was the most important for people, ”she told ABC

Labor National President Wayne Swan says Ms Palaszczuk has earned ‘lasting respect’ for her approach to the pandemic

« What interests me is the strength so far on the Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast, » he said

« The NLP primary vote was 36% a year ago – we had a problem before the pandemic »

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World News – AU – Voters prime Jackie Trad as Labor takes over in Queensland election


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