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Recount may hold up Palmer seat

Sydney Morning Herald Wednesday 2nd October, 2013

The shape of the new Senate - and the influence of billionaire Clive Palmer's party in the new Parliament - now hinges on another recount, after the Palmer United Party and Labor snared the last two Senate seats in Western Australia in an outcome decided by just 14 votes. Only a day after the Australian Electoral Commission ordered a recount in the seat of Fairfax after Mr Palmer won the initial count by just seven votes, it could be facing a second, unprecedented, recount of all 1.3 million Senate votes cast in WA. If the commission confirms the Palmer party and Labor as the winners of ...


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