The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has announced that the count for the election of twelve Senators for Queensland was completed today.
The successful candidates for the twelve Senate vacancies for Queensland are (in order of their election):
|1||BRANDIS, George||Liberal National Party of Queensland|
|2||WATT, Murray||Australian Labor Party|
|3||HANSON, Pauline||Pauline Hanson's One Nation|
|4||CANAVAN, Matthew||Liberal National Party of Queensland|
|5||CHISHOLM, Anthony||Australian Labor Party|
|6||McGRATH, James||Liberal National Party of Queensland|
|7||MOORE, Claire||Australian Labor Party|
|8||MACDONALD, Ian||Liberal National Party of Queensland|
|9||WATERS, Larissa||The Greens|
|10||O'SULLIVAN, Barry||Liberal National Party of Queensland|
|11||KETTER, Chris||Australian Labor Party|
|12||ROBERTS, Malcolm||Pauline Hanson's One Nation|
The Australian Electoral Officer for Queensland, Mr Thomas Ryan said the distribution of preferences was conducted today to elect the twelve Queensland Senators.
"As with all aspects of the count, the automated distribution of preferences undertaken today was open to scrutineers appointed by the candidates," Mr Ryan said.
All 2016 federal election results are available on the AEC's tally room at www.aec.gov.au/results.
Mr Ryan said the formal Declaration of the Poll for the 2016 election of Senators for Queensland will take place at 11.00am on Friday 5 August and will be held at the Christie's Conference Centre, Caribbean Room, Level 1, 320 Adelaide Street, Brisbane, QLD, 4000.
All candidates and the media are invited to attend.