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Has anyone seen Pauline? 10 things we learned from the Queensland election campaign – The Guardian

A campaign that seemed likely to be dominated by the pandemic turned into something more conventional, but with a highly uncertain outcome

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Queenslanders go to the polls on Saturday for an unusual and unpredictable election influenced by a global pandemic and a growing divide between regional and city voters.
The popular Labor premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, is campaigning for a third term. The Liberal National party is led by Deb Frecklington, meaning it is the first time an Australian state or federal election has featured two female leaders of the major parties.
At the outset, much of the commentary was about how the coronavirus…

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