Turnbull’s Coalition Edges Ahead as Election Count Continues

  • Still unclear whether Turnbull will secure a majority
  • PM may have to rely on independents to help form government

Scrutineers count postal votes in Sydney on Tuesday.

Photographer: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s Liberal-National coalition has nudged ahead of the opposition Labor party as vote counting continues from the weekend election, although it remains unclear whether it will gain enough seats to form a majority government.

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