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Progressive Senate election race winners

THE SENATE RACE

* 40 seats are up for grabs at the half-Senate election

* Six senators are being elected in each state and two in each territory

QUEENSLAND

Five sitting senators are up for re-election:

Matt Canavan (Nationals) – Returned

Anthony Chisholm (Labor) – May be returned

Pauline Hanson (One Nation) – May be returned

James McGrath (Liberal) – Returned

Amanda Stoker (Liberal) – May be returned

Murray Watt (Labor) – Returned

Possible result: LNP three seats, Labor two, with the final seat unclear.

The Greens’ Penny Allman-Payne is in the running.

NSW

Four sitting senators up for re-election:

Jenny McAllister (Labor) – Returned

Jim Molan (Liberal) – Unlikely to be returned

Deb O’Neill (Labor) – Returned

Marise Payne (Liberal) – Returned

Ross Cadell (Nationals) – Elected

Possible result: Liberal two, Nationals one, Labor two, Greens’ David Shoebridge or Labor’s Shireen Morris taking the sixth seat.

VICTORIA

Five sitting senators up for re-election:

Sarah Handerson (Liberal) – Returned

Bridget McKenzie (Nationals) – Returned

Greg Mirabella (Liberal) – May be returned

Jana Stewart (Labor) – Returned

Lidia Thorpe (Greens) – Returned

Linda White (Labor) – Elected

Possible result: Liberal two, Nationals one, Labor two (union leader Linda White taking the second seat), Greens one.

WA

Six senators seeking re-election:

Michaelia Cash (Liberal) – Returned

Dorinda Cox (Greens) – Returned

Sue Lines (Labor) – Returned

Ben Small (Liberal) – May be returned

Dean Smith (Liberal) – Returned

Glenn Sterle (Labor) – Returned

Possible result: Liberal three, Labor two, Greens one

SA

Six senators seeking re-election:

Simon Birmingham (Liberal) – Returned

Don Farrell (Labor) – Returned

Stirling Griff (Centre Alliance) – Unlikely to be returned

Andrew McLachlan (Liberal) – Returned

Rex Patrick (Independent) – Unlikely to be returned

Penny Wong (Labor) – Returned

Possible result: Liberal two, Labor two, with the final two seats being a race between Liberal Kerrynne Liddle, the Greens’ Barbara Pocock and Patrick.

TASMANIA

Six senators seeking re-election:

Eric Abetz (Liberal) – May be returned

Wendy Askew (Liberal) – Returned

Jonathon Duniam (Liberal) – Returned

Helen Polley (Labor) – May be returned

Anne Urquhart (Labor) – Returned

Peter Whish-Wilson (Greens) – Returned

Possible result: Liberal three, Labor two, Greens one.

ACT

Two senators seeking re-election:

Katy Gallagher (Labor) – Returned

Zed Seselja (Liberal) – Unlikely to be returned

Former Wallaby David Pocock running as an independent. Could overtake the Liberal Party as more votes are counted.

Possible result: Labor one, Independent one.

NT

Two senators seeking re-election:

Malarndirri McCarthy (Labor) – Returned

Sam McMahon (Liberal Democrats, but was elected last time as a Country Liberal) – Unlikely to be returned

Country Liberal Party’s Jacinta Nampijinpa Price – Likely to be elected as the second senator

Possible result: Labor one, CLP one.

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