Saturday, July 2, 2016

Australian Election Results -- News Updates July 2, 2016

Sydney Morning Herald: Australian federal election 2016: Voters walk away from Malcolm Turnbull, results on knife's edge

* Seat results: Jamie Briggs dumped, Pauline Hanson comeback, Tasmania breaks for ALP, bellwether falls to Labor, Green eyes on inner Melbourne
* Election day winners and losers
* Andrew Bolt urges Malcolm Turnbull to quit

Malcolm Turnbull's audacious double dissolution gamble looked to have backfired spectacularly on Saturday night as voters walked away from the first-term Coalition government in droves, raising the chances of another hung parliament and turmoil in Coalition ranks.

Mr Turnbull's failure to secure a strong majority from voters represents a significant boost for Labor leader Bill Shorten, who campaigned strongly on the party's traditional strengths of health and education, ran a fierce scare campaign about privatising Medicare and advanced an ambitious plan to cut negative gearing and capital gains tax concessions.

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Australian Election Results -- News Updates July 2, 2016

Live Election 2016: Malcolm Turnbull still confident of victory, Bill Shorten declares 'Labor is back' -- ABC Online
Federal election 2016 live coverage -- The Australian
Federal Election 2016 live coverage: Election too close to call as voters walk away from Malcolm Turnbull -- Sydney Morning herald

The tally: Who’s winning the vote? --
Election 2016: Swing against Malcolm Turnbull's Coalition leaves election on a knife-edge -- ABC Online
Australia PM 'confident' of poll win -- BBC
Australia election too close to call -- BBC
Malcolm Turnbull says Coalition can form majority despite dramatic losses -- The Guardian
Australia Thrown Into Limbo as Voters Erase Turnbull Majority -- Bloomberg
Federal election 2016: Major parties rocked in the heartland -- Sydney Morning Herald
Australian Election Remains Tight as Gamble on Early Polls Backfires -- WSJ
Australia general election 'too close to call' -- AL Jazeera
Australian election 2016: how the night unfolded with no clear winner -- The Guardian
Australian federal election 2016: Election day winners and losers -- Sydney Morning Herald
Election 2016: Who are the winners and losers? -- ABC Online

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