Recount ordered: Two Qld electorates under review
The Election Commission of Queensland has announced it will conduct recounts of the electorates Bundaberg and Nicklin after a request from the LNP.
"Election teams will undertake the recount with observers and scrutineers present," an ECQ statement said.
It follows Labor claiming both seats, in which the count came down to just a handful a votes.
On the current call, Labor has won 52 seats and the LNP has won 34.
Katter's Australian Party retained their 3 seats, One Nation kept their one seat and the Greens doubled their representation to two. Independent Sandy Bolton kept her Noosa electorate at the October 31 poll.
The news comes as Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and her new Cabinet are at Government House for their official swearing in and the LNP meets at Parliament House to thrash out their new leadership team.
Broadwater MP David Crisafulli is running unopposed for leader, while there is a four-way contest for deputy between Christian Rowan, Dale Last, David Janetzki and Steve Minnikin.
Originally published as Recount ordered: Two Qld electorates under review