Women a majority in new ACT parliament

Issue 
A majority of ACT MPs are women.

For the first time in ACT history, the majority of politicians elected to the Legislative Assembly are women. The final results revealed 52% of the ACT's politicians, or 13 out of 25, were women.

The final result of the election for the expanded 25-seat Assembly, held on October 15, was announced by Electoral Commissioner Phil Green on October 26. The make-up of the parliament will be Labor 12 members, the Liberals 11 and the Greens two.

The ACT has five seats with five members in each, with seats allocated using the Hare-Clark system. Labor and the Greens have confirmed they will continue to form government, making it the longest continuously serving government in Australia.

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