Canberra voters return both sitting labor members and independents to the legislature and return an equal number of Greens to all government committees
Canberra voters return both sitting labor members and independents to the legislature and return an equal number of Greens to all government committees. In바카라사이트 the absence o더킹카지노f an electorate shift, Labor would hold 52 of the 135 seats — it would need only one seat change from Labor’s last-minute margin of victory in March. But Labor’s gains would give it an absolute majority in the lower house, meaning no majority vote would be required for a hung parliament.
All that being said, there’s still time for Labor to make a breakthrough by holding on to a minority position in the lower house. The opposition is strong in the lower house because it has the balance of the majority: The Greens and independents have enough votes to form a coalition government, while the major parties are split in their own divisions. The government’s position may actually be worse.
But the Greens would need to gain a significant amount of seats to secure a significant majority in the upper house (or for that matter get Labor to tie with the minor parties to become the main opposition party), and they need to win all nine or 10 Senate seats, which will be difficult to do unless Labor is able to pick up any minor parties.
The Greens could바카라사이트 also win government support by gaining a single seat in the Greens’ own backbenchers — the same way it won three of the last five seats in New England and South Australia. That’s a tall order, however.
One possibility for the Greens in Queensland is to hold on to some of the minor parties that Labor has been trying to take over the minor parties, such as Nick Xenophon Team and the Palmer United Party. The fact that this is a Liberal-Greens coalition would be enough for the Greens to form a government if the minor parties did support Labor, and their seat-switching would provide a significant margin in Queensland’s lower house.
The minor parties would certainly need to be strong in the upper house to get significant support from them. The Greens should, however, hold on to some minor parties that are under pressure to unite and the Liberals, or the two big national parties (Labor is only interested in one in the upper house).
This scenario has some risks, too. The Labor government would probably see Labor’s position as stronger in the lower house but weaker in the upper parliament, which is the more important legislative power. So any major pushback against Labor by the Labor government might leave Labor with less leverage for legislating, such as through a vote of no confidence.
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