And here we go. Yesterday was the countdown to polling by all accounts and we’ve released betting for every seat that will be contested with Labor right now on course to win the election.
The election is just around the corner according to the betting with October now the $1.85 favourite.
I think an October election would be a nice fill in between the end of the footy season and the start of the cricket
— Stephen Koukoulas (@TheKouk) August 22, 2018
We’ve released betting for every individual electorate, all 151 ahead of the looming poll.
Labor, who are the $1.40 favourites to win the election, are expected to win 79 seats with the Coalition favourites in 67.
The Greens, KAP and the Centre Alliance are all expected to win 1 seat each with 2 Independents making up the 151 seat parliament.
According to the betting, Labor will pick up ten seats with the Coalition set to lose nine.
#BREAKING: Peter Dutton says he would challenge Malcolm Turnbull again if he had the support – and "of course" he's working the phones to bolster support ahead of a second tilt at the leadership. https://t.co/7KZda0bP5B
— DoubleDissolution (@DbleDissolution) August 22, 2018
Malcolm Turnbull and Tony Abbott are both $1.01 to keep their seats.
Peter Dutton is narrowly tipped to win Dickson at $1.83.