During the recount, that looked at informal votes and 1.2 million above-the-line ballot papers, 1375 votes which had been verified in the initial count could not be “located, rechecked or verified in the recount process”.
What a circus. The Australian Electoral Commission are making Palmer look smart.
Meanwhile Mr Palmer has been elected in the seat of Fairfax by 53 votes in the recount there. That represents a swing of 17 votes in his favour … just between counts!
Approaching Canberra …