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Australia Election, 75% of Vote Counted: Govt 70, Coalition 71

Aug. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Julia Gillard’s ruling Labor Party has won 70 seats in the House of Representatives. Tony Abbott’s Liberal-National coalition has won 71 seats, the Australian Electoral Commission said on its website. The party with the majority of the 150 seats forms government. Some 75 percent of the total vote has been counted as of 3:06 p.m. Sydney time.

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          Labor   Lib-National    Independent     The Greens      Undecided
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             70             71              2              1              6
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Source: Australian Electoral Commission

To contact the reporter on this story: Daniel Petrie in Sydney at dpetrie5@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Marco Babic at mbabic@bloomberg.net

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