Progressive Senate election race winners

Paul Osborne and Tess IkonomouAAP
There are 40 Senate seats up for grabs at the federal election.
Camera IconThere are 40 Senate seats up for grabs at the federal election. Credit: AAP

THE SENATE RACE

* 40 seats are up for grabs at the half-Senate election

* Six senators are being elected in each state and two in each territory

QUEENSLAND

Five sitting senators are up for re-election:

Matt Canavan (Nationals) - Returned

Anthony Chisholm (Labor) - May be returned

Pauline Hanson (One Nation) - May be returned

James McGrath (Liberal) - Returned

Amanda Stoker (Liberal) - May be returned

Murray Watt (Labor) - Returned

Possible result: LNP three seats, Labor two, with the final seat unclear.

The Greens' Penny Allman-Payne is in the running.

NSW

Four sitting senators up for re-election:

Jenny McAllister (Labor) - Returned

Jim Molan (Liberal) - Unlikely to be returned

Deb O'Neill (Labor) - Returned

Marise Payne (Liberal) - Returned

Ross Cadell (Nationals) - Elected

Possible result: Liberal two, Nationals one, Labor two, Greens' David Shoebridge or Labor's Shireen Morris taking the sixth seat.

VICTORIA

Five sitting senators up for re-election:

Sarah Handerson (Liberal) - Returned

Bridget McKenzie (Nationals) - Returned

Greg Mirabella (Liberal) - May be returned

Jana Stewart (Labor) - Returned

Lidia Thorpe (Greens) - Returned

Linda White (Labor) - Elected

Possible result: Liberal two, Nationals one, Labor two (union leader Linda White taking the second seat), Greens one.

WA

Six senators seeking re-election:

Michaelia Cash (Liberal) - Returned

Dorinda Cox (Greens) - Returned

Sue Lines (Labor) - Returned

Ben Small (Liberal) - May be returned

Dean Smith (Liberal) - Returned

Glenn Sterle (Labor) - Returned

Possible result: Liberal three, Labor two, Greens one

SA

Six senators seeking re-election:

Simon Birmingham (Liberal) - Returned

Don Farrell (Labor) - Returned

Stirling Griff (Centre Alliance) - Unlikely to be returned

Andrew McLachlan (Liberal) - Returned

Rex Patrick (Independent) - Unlikely to be returned

Penny Wong (Labor) - Returned

Possible result: Liberal two, Labor two, with the final two seats being a race between Liberal Kerrynne Liddle, the Greens' Barbara Pocock and Patrick.

TASMANIA

Six senators seeking re-election:

Eric Abetz (Liberal) - May be returned

Wendy Askew (Liberal) - Returned

Jonathon Duniam (Liberal) - Returned

Helen Polley (Labor) - May be returned

Anne Urquhart (Labor) - Returned

Peter Whish-Wilson (Greens) - Returned

Possible result: Liberal three, Labor two, Greens one.

ACT

Two senators seeking re-election:

Katy Gallagher (Labor) - Returned

Zed Seselja (Liberal) - Unlikely to be returned

Former Wallaby David Pocock running as an independent. Could overtake the Liberal Party as more votes are counted.

Possible result: Labor one, Independent one.

NT

Two senators seeking re-election:

Malarndirri McCarthy (Labor) - Returned

Sam McMahon (Liberal Democrats, but was elected last time as a Country Liberal) - Unlikely to be returned

Country Liberal Party's Jacinta Nampijinpa Price - Likely to be elected as the second senator

Possible result: Labor one, CLP one.

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