UPDATE ON THE SENATE STATE BY STATE All 6 states are still in play for the freedom parties to get the final senate spot depending on how the preferences flow.You can follow the senate vote count here
39.8% counted, updated
6 of 40 seats remain in doubt.
40 of the 76 Senate seats are being decided at this election. The chart below shows the seats that are not up for election, under the “Continuing” column, along with those each party has won and is likely to win, according to the ABC elections computer.
- 40 of 76 seats are facing election. Seats not up for election are continuing.
- 39 seats needed to form majority.
- The Senate is made up of 76 senators. 12 from each of the six states two each for the territories.
- There is a total of 421 nominated candidates running for the Senate.