The Al Jazeera expose also included sleazy footage of Queensland leader Steve Dickson visiting a strip club.

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Join the conversation, you are commenting as, — Australia’s leading news site, Qld election 2020: Deb Frecklington resigns as LNP leader. Australian election 2019. In the seat of Petrie, One Nation candidate Nikhil Aai Reddy got a 7.28 per cent swing, while there was a swing of more than 6 per cent against Labor candidate Corinne Mulholland. “I cop all this s**t all the time and I’m sick of it, absolutely sick of it,” an angry Ms Hanson said through tears.

The One Nation leader was nowhere to be seen today as voters flocked to the polls, with political watchers wanting her to please explain. So thank you Channel Nine”. “Channel Nine failed to show the videos in full,” she said.

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The seat of Dawson had a swing of almost 13 per cent towards One Nation candidate Debra Lawson and a swing of more than 12 per cent away from Labor’s Belinda Hassan in the first preferences. RELATED: 16 key seats that will decide election. In Queensland, there was a 3 per cent swing towards One Nation and a 3.47 swing against Labor, based on first preferences.

On a night where Labor collapsed in Queensland and slumped to an election defeat against all polling predictions, he said it was a “disappointing” result nationally. That caused us enormous damage in the Hunter but also in central and northern Queensland where we just needed to win seats. A spokeswoman for Bonds said the surge in his vote was due to this pro-mining stance. “This result reflects the anxiety in the mining community around casualisation.

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has shunned tradition by failing to show up at polling booths on election day. Earlier this evening, ABC reporter Allyson Horn revealed how her attempts to track down the firebrand figure had been unsuccessful. Labor blamed its disastrous results in Queensland on preference deals the Coalition struck with One Nation and Clive Palmer’s United Australia Party. “They hid the One Nation candidate away after the first week and just emphasised Pauline Hanson, and people were obviously influenced by the scare campaign.”.

In Queensland, there was a 3 per cent swing towards One Nation and a 3.47 swing against Labor, based on first preferences.

Labor’s Penny Wong echoed Mr O’Connor’s comments. Top stories 'There will be movement.

Stuart Bonds, a mining mechanic who describes himself as a “strong believer in the coal industry” surged to 21.8% of the primary vote in the greater Newcastle seat, with 50% counted on Saturday midnight. Fitzgibbon is still projected to win, but on a reduced margin of 55% to 45% against the Nationals candidate Josh Angus, after preferences.

“Joel’s had 22 years. The candidate is also commonly featured on the popular Instagram page of his wife, a Finnish tattoo artist and model, who is famous in her homeland. Picture: Channel 9Source:News Corp Australia. #PaulineHanson does seem to have had a low profile today - maybe she's been wearing the burka again? “I think that’s in part due to the massive spend by Clive Palmer and One Nation on. His spokeswoman denied the accuracy of the report, but said it had energised his volunteers. On his candidate page, Bonds describes himself “a proud Australian farmer, coal miner and a resident of the Hunter Valley for 15 years”. The surprise move has been noticed by voters who are accustomed to having pollies make high-profile appearances and press the flesh a final time on the big day. The seat of Forde had an 11.34 per cent swing in favour of One Nation’s Ian Bowron compared with a 7.10 per cent swing away from Labor’s Des Hardman.

Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. Support for One Nation has increased across the country — and voters have punished Labor by voting for Pauline Hanson’s party. ... (@vittlesorg) May 18, 2019. The Independent Electoral Commission has completed its task of counting the votes cast in the 2019 national elections. But as the results started to trickle in, one thing became obvious – this election has some significant winners and losers. The hope of increased One Nation Senate representation comes even in spite of a much harder, non-double dissolution election. One Nation also struck deep into Labor heartland in NSW, with candidate Stuart Bonds gaining a massive 21 per cent swing towards him, while Labor frontbencher Joel Fitzgibbon suffered a 14-point swing against him. Former Rudd cabinet minister Joel Fitzgibbon, who has held the seat since 1996, saw a 15 percentage point drop in his primary vote, turning the former Labor stronghold – held since 1910 – into a marginal seat. “We took to the electorate a very progressive policy agenda…making sure people get the best education and when they’re sick get the best health care, addressing cost-of-living issues like energy prices.

And his father before him. The only question is how did all the polls get it wrong? Time’s up.”.

All times AEDT (GMT +11). Mr Bonds scored one in five voters’ first preferences despite a video emerging during the campaign showing him saying “the only thing worse than a gay person in power is a woman”.

At the time, Bonds said he was is “absolutely not” a homophobe or a misogynist. Nationwide News Pty Limited Copyright © 2020. So far, the party hasn’t won a single seat.

Skip to main content. In the Western Australian seat of Pearce, One Nation’s Sandy Old got a positive swing of more than 7 per cent, while Labor’s Kim Travers suffered a 4 per cent swing against her. “Conservatives have come to One Nation at the same time as large sections of the mining and farming community have done a Mark Latham and gone to One Nation. Last modified on Sat 18 May 2019 23.23 BST. On Saturday, Labor dropped to 38.6%, the Nationals dipped to 21.9% and Bonds surged to 21.8% – narrowly-third with half the count to come.