Mark Latham wearing a suit and tie: One Nation's NSW upper house representatives Mark Latham and Rob Roberts© provided
One Nation’s NSW higher home representatives Mark Latham and Rob Roberts

One Nation has secured a second seat within the NSW Legislative Council, as the ultimate three seats of 21 higher home locations had been selected preferences. 

Labor and the Animal Justice Get together additionally picked up one other seat every after the ultimate distribution of preferences on Monday, greater than three weeks after the state election.

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Of the 21 seats up for grabs on the March 23 election, the Coalition have picked up eight seats, Labor seven, the Greens two seats, Shooters, Fishers and Farmers one seat, One Nation two seats, and the Animal Justice Get together one seat.

The ultimate make up of the Legislative Council will now see a crossbench of 11 MPs, whereas the Coalition may have 17 seats, and Labor will 14.

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Former federal Senator David Leyonhjelm, the lead candidate for Liberal Democrats narrowly missed out on a seat, as did anti-lockout regulation social gathering Maintain Sydney Open. The Christian Democrats, who had been additionally within the combine for the ultimate three seats, additionally missed out.

Mr Leyonhjelm prematurely declared himself elected simply three days after election day when, with simply six per cent of the higher home vote counted, he gave the impression to be a entrance runner.

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However because the depend entered the ultimate week, it turned obvious that preferences would resolve his destiny as he, Labor, the Christian Democrats, Animal Justice Get together and Maintain Sydney Open fought it out for the ultimate three seats.

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