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Australian Election Result Unclear as Gamble on Early Polls Backfires

November 30,-0001 00:00

SYDNEY—Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's gamble of holding early elections appeared to have backfired, with his conservatives struggling to secure enough seats in Parliament to form a government outright. The tight election, whose result ...



SYDNEY—Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s gamble of holding early elections appeared to have backfired, with his conservatives struggling to secure enough seats in Parliament to form a government outright. The tight election, whose result won’t be decided until at least Tuesday when vote-counting resumes, spurred criticism of Mr. Turnbull’s campaign effort, in which he called on voters to deliver stability in times of...

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