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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



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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