Australians will be going to the polling booths a lot quicker than expected according to the betting.
The odds suggest we’ll be voting on our next government a lot sooner than expected with October the most likely date for an election, but another challenge looks on the cards before then.
— Olivia Leeming (@olivialeeming) August 21, 2018
October is the new favourite in the market, moving from $10 into $2.50 following the spill.
Malcolm Turnbull is now $1.55 to be leader at the election with Peter Dutton not ruled out on $2.55.
Live – Dutton resigns after Turnbull survives Liberal leadership spill 48-35 – politics live | Australia news | The Guardian https://t.co/5PC3tEM7Ws
— Fran Schwartz (@elysiumdesigns) August 21, 2018
Another leadership spill is likely to happen at odds of $1.55, not occurring pays $2.25.
ANALYSIS: Why wouldn’t Malcolm Turnbull call an early election? @vanOnselenP says some would say that would be a selfish action, but it may actually be the path of least resistance for the Coalition. #auspol #leadershipspill https://t.co/KdAgSrA6sQ pic.twitter.com/BTiY8OAOa1
— Daniel Sankey (@Daniel_Sankey) August 21, 2018
Labor have been the main benefactor from today, moving from $1.45 into $1.40 to win the election, the Coalition are out to $2.85 from $2.50.