Tuesday, July 05
Does Australia Have A Government Yet, Again
Currently the major parties are split 68/67, with 10 seats still undecided, and needing 76 to form a government. There are also 5 independents who will obviously be getting sweet-talked to death right now.
Sadly, the site from 2010 now seems to belong to a Chinese bus company
Update: Official but not final results have the Liberal (i.e. conservative) Party returned with a much reduced majority, down from 90:55 to 76:69. One seat has not yet been declared, but that can't affect the overall outcome.
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Every political system has problems, and this is one of the problems with the Parliamentary system...
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at Tuesday, July 05 2016 03:09 AM (+rSRq)
Come visit us in 5 months. You won't feel so bad then.
Posted by: The Brickmuppet at Tuesday, July 05 2016 06:23 AM (/4jFR)
Tim Blair says that there's one confirmed member of the House of Representatives, so far.
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at Sunday, July 10 2016 11:38 AM (+rSRq)
Labour leader Bill Shorten conceded, so it appears you get a slightly narcissistic and far less rich version of Donald Trump as Prime Minister. Which is better than having to deal with President Hillary for four years.
Posted by: cxt217 at Monday, July 11 2016 03:51 AM (DuUoO)
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