NSW election 2015: Luke Foley concedes defeat to Mike Baird – live
Guardian (UK) - almost 3 years
Coalition on course to win 53 seats, Labor on 31, Greens four, independents two, with three too close to call, as ALP gains a statewide swing of about 9%. Follow all the results live ... 9.27pm AEST From Michael Safi, Luke Foley enters to make his concession speech. Luke Foley enters to concede @gabriellechan https://t.co/NETdpA8plY 9.26pm AEST Luke Foley commits the NSW Labor party to do everything in its power to make Bill Shorten the next prime minister of Australia. 9.26pm AEST So normal service is resumed in NSW politics. After tonight we now have a 2-party system again in NSW. We didn’t after the 2011 election, where we suffered the worst defeat in our very long history. The next election friends is now winnable for Labor. Luke Foley mentions John Robertson, the former Labor leader, NSW Labor secretary, Jamie Clements. He also thanks Bill Shorten. 9.24pm AEST Luke Foley: We’ve governed for a clear majority of the last 100 years, we’ve achieved humane and civil...
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