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Queensland election 2020: polls close and counting begins as Annastacia Palaszczuk faces off against Deb Frecklington – The Guardian

Polls suggest narrow Labor win over Liberal National party but neither side willing to predict result. Follow live

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This is the biggest election being held this year, but its not the first since the pandemic started. Weve had local government elections and state byelections in Queensland, a federal byelection in Eden-Monaro and territory elections in the ACT and the Northern Territory.
The common thread in all these elections is that a lot of people have chosen to vote early, and this election has been no different.
A total of 1,288,696 pre-poll votes were cast before election day. This is 38.2% of all enrolled…

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