Queensland election result looms

Queensland election result looms

Queensland election result looms

Labor's Annastacia Palaszczuk leaving 1 George St yesterday.

"If the LNP does not back Deb Frecklington, I fear that the Nationals will break away from the LNP", she said of the Nanango MP, whose seat lies in the traditional National Party heartland.

Only a handful of seats remained undeclared late on Thursday, and a final result could be handed down by Friday, barring any calls for recounts.

A total of 50 seats have been declared in the Queensland election so far, with Labor winning 28 of those seats.

In his concession speech today, the LNP Leader is expected to make a likely statement about his political future.

Treasurer Curtis Pitt is expected to be on the chopping block, amid reports he could be moved into the Speaker's role.


Deputy Premier Jackie Trad is expected to take over as treasurer and Health Minister Cameron Dick is expected to take on an economic portfolio.

Mr Nicholls has stood down as LNP leader and a party room meeting will be held on Tuesday to determine who will lead the party.

It comes as the ECQ yesterday declared the majority of the state's 93 seats, with about 84 declared as of last night.

The Courier-Mail has quoted unnamed LNP MPs as saying they want Mr Nicholls to get on with publicly accepting there's no way the party can form government with the 39 seats is expected to hold.

The Greens have won their first ever seat in the Queensland parliament, with Michael Berkman taking Maiwar and ousting high-profile LNP member Scott Emerson in the process.

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