Iraq hits the polls for first time since defeating Islamic State

Iraq hits the polls for first time since defeating Islamic State

Posted May 12, 2018 19:44:34 Photo: Voters are choosing from nearly 7,000 candidates for 329 seats in parliament. (Reuters: Alaa Al-Marjani) Related Story: Defeating IS is only half of it: The battle to rebuild a devastated Iraq Related Story: ‘Many harrowing stories’: Australian working to help Mosul rebuild Iraqis have …

The polls have closed and counting is underway for two Tasmanian Legislative Council seats

The polls have closed and counting is underway for two Tasmanian Legislative Council seats

Updated May 05, 2018 18:16:40 Counting is underway for the Legislative Council seats of Hobart and Prosser where more than 48,000 Tasmanian voters have enrolled. The largely rural Upper House seat of Prosser was created when boundaries were distributed because of population shifts, meaning there is no incumbent. It is …

Disgraced former Palmerston mayor leading polls for top job at Palmerston council

Disgraced former Palmerston mayor leading polls for top job at Palmerston council

Updated March 25, 2018 17:41:41 Photo: Robert Macleod was jailed for assaulting a neighbour with a golf club. (Cathy Harper) Disgraced former Palmerston mayor Robert Macleod is leading the polls for the city’s top job, but voters could be waiting more than a week for the final result. Voters took …