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Vote Centers Close in Morrison-Albanese Race: Australia Election

Voters cast ballots at a polling station during a federal election in Sydney on May 21.

Voters cast ballots at a polling station during a federal election in Sydney on May 21.

Photographer: Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg
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Voting centers started closing in Australia with bookies looking at a clear Labor Party win while opinion surveys saw a far more narrow victory over the ruling Liberal National coalition. 

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese cast their ballots after making their final pitch to voters, saying they are the best placed to manage the A$2.2 trillion ($1.5 trillion) economy.