Labor wins in Queensland
Congratulations to the Australian Labor Party on unexpectedly holding on to power today in federal PM Kevin Rudd's home state of Queensland. It's the first time Labor has won a fifth term in the state since 1944, and important for Rudd and federal Labor as the party gained 9 marginal seats in Queensland when it won at federal level.
Full results here: http://www.abc.net.au/elections/qld/2009/
Pauline Hanson, former leader of the racist One Nation party lost to the Liberal Nationals in the seat she was trying to make a comeback in.