South Australia went to the polls on 17th March 2018. With seven Indian origin candidates contesting the elections, we have extensively reported it in our webpage. With nearly 60% of the votes counted, clear results have emerged in most constituencies.
Below are the electorate by electorate results where Indian origin candidates contested
With 60% of the votes counted, on preference count Liberal party’s Deepa Mathew is trailing behind ALP’s John Rau. ALP sure to retain the seat. There is 4% swing against the Liberals here.
Deepa Mathew – LIB – Defeated
Independent candidate Frances Bedford won the seat with 17% swing. Labor Party’s Rick Morris came second. Liberal Party’s Gagan Sharma came a distant third.
Gagan Sharma – LIB – Defeated
Liberal Party’s Tim Whetstone retained the seat with SAB positioning to the second. Labor Party’s Sim Singh Malhi came third.
Sim Singh Malhi – Labor – Defeated
Liberal Party’s Richard Harvey predicted to retain the seat. SAB party’s Rajani Vasan came third
Rajani Vasan – SAB – Defeated
Labor Party’s Micheal Brown predicted to retain the seat. Labor Party’s Hemant Dave at a distance second in this safe Labor seat.
Hemant Dave – LIB – Defeated
Labor Party’s Jon Gee predicted to retain the seat. Liberal Party’s Sarika Sharma at a distant third with 17% of the votes casted.
Sarika Sharma – LIB – Defeated
Independent candidate Amrik Singh Thandi unlikely to make it, garnering only .6% of the votes counted