Australia polls: Possibility of hung Parliament after tight voting

By: | Updated: July 3, 2016 11:56 AM

Australia is facing possibility of a hung parliament as over 11 million ballots counted for the poll today showed a close race with neither Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's conservative coalition nor opposition Labor bagging enough seats to form a majority government.

Malcolm Turnbull, Malcolm Turnbull news, Malcolm Turnbull elections 2016, australia, australia news, australia elections 2016, australia elections 2016 news, australia elections 2016 updatesMore than 10 million people cast ballots yesterday to decide the fate of over 1,600 candidates, including five of Indian-origin, contesting from over 55 political parities. (Reuters)

Australia is facing possibility of a hung parliament as over 11 million ballots counted for the poll today showed a close race with neither Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s conservative coalition nor opposition Labor bagging enough seats to form a majority government.

More than 10 million people cast ballots yesterday to decide the fate of over 1,600 candidates, including five of Indian-origin, contesting from over 55 political parities.

Voters dumped more than 10 Coalition MPs with the government suffering a 2.8 per cent swing against it.

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