Today the voters of New England will head to the ballot box, following Barnaby Joyce’s disqualification by the High Court over dual citizenship.
It is widely accepted that he will be returned as the member, but we may not know tonight, given the large number of candidates – 17!
The Deputy Prime Minister won his seat in the 2016 election with a primary vote of 52.9%.
That is expected to dip slightly, but he should win on preferences. The Bennelong by election is on December 16