Key seats to watch

The important and interesting seats to watch during the 2019 federal election.

Current member:Tony Abbott (LIB)
Pre-election margin:11.1 (safe LIB)
Key candidates:
  • Tony Abbott (LIB)
  • Zali Steggall (IND)
Results (in progress)
Independent gain
32.5% counted.
Current member:Kerryn Phelps (IND)
Pre-election margin:1.0 (marginal NAT)

Kerryn Phelps beat the Liberals' Dave Sharma for Malcolm Turnbull's old seat in last year's byelection but Sharma is considered to have a good chance of taking it this time.

Key candidates:
  • Kerryn Phelps (IND)
  • Dave Sharma (LIB)
Results (in progress)
44.5% counted
Current member:Sarah Henderson (LIB)
Pre-election margin:0.03 (marginal ALP) after redistribution
The party status of this seat has changed due to redistribution. Sarah Henderson (Liberal) is the current MP.
Key candidates:
  • Sarah Henderson (LIB)
  • Libby Coker (ALP)
Results (in progress)
Labor retain
46.2% counted.
Current member:Cathy O'Toole (ALP)
Pre-election margin:0.02 (marginal ALP)
Key candidates:
  • Cathy O'Toole (ALP)
  • Phillip Thomson (LIB)
Results (in progress)
Coalition gain
35.1% counted
Current member:Michelle Landry (NAT)
Pre-election margin:0.6 (marginal NAT) after redistribution
Key candidates:
  • Michelle Landry (NAT)
  • Russell Robertson (ALP)
Results (in progress)
Coalition retain
38.5% counted
Current member:Ann Sudmalis (LIB)
Pre-election margin:0.7 (marginal LIB)
Ann Sudmalis is current member (retiring).
Key candidates:
  • Warren Mundine (LIB)
  • Fiona Phillips (ALP)
Results (in progress)
Labor gain
40.7% counted
Current member:Susan Lamb (ALP)
Pre-election margin:0.8 (marginal LIB)
Key candidates:
  • Susan Lamb (ALP)
  • Terry Young (LIB)
Results (in progress)
Coalition gain
48.8% counted
Current member:Ken O'Dowd (NAT)
Pre-election margin:1.0 (marginal NAT)
Key candidates:
  • Ken O'Dowd (NAT)
  • Zac Beers (ALP)
Results (in progress)
Coalition retain
38.6% counted
Current member:Emma Husar (ALP)
Pre-election margin:1.1 (marginal ALP)
Emma Husar is current member (stepping down after investigations into staff relations in her office).
Key candidates:
  • Diane Beamer (ALP)
  • Melissa McIntosh (LIB)
Results (in progress)
Coalition gain
47.7% counted