Labor to win re-election in ACT with support of Greens, ABC election analyst Antony Green says

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ABC election analyst Antony Green says ACT Labor will be returned to government, with a path to victory for the Canberra Liberals now almost impossible.
The Canberra Liberals have conceded the election to ACT Labor, as its leader Alistair Coe calls returned Chief Minister Andrew Barr to congratulate him on the result.

The ABC's election analyst Antony Green says ACT Labor will be returned for a sixth term with the support of the Greens.

But he says the surprise of the evening favours the Greens, as he predicts the party could win as many as five seats.

With 80 per cent of the vote counted, Labor has 38.4 per cent of the vote to 33.1 per cent of the vote going to the Canberra Liberals.

Antony Green has predicted Labor has won 12 seats, the Liberals eight and the Greens three, with two seats yet to be called.

"The Liberals will not form government," Mr Green said.

The Canberra Liberals have seen an unexpected 3.6 per cent swing against them, while Labor's vote share remains largely unchanged from 2016.

Green said the only way the Canberra Liberals could win enough seats to claim government was if paper vote results were significantly different to the choices of the…
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