Too close to call as Libs defy odds | Federal Election 2019

LIVE: Federal Election 2019: Too close to call as Liberal defies odds

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Follow all the action from election night.

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Here we go. Our federal election is done, the polls are looking tight and the vote could run late into the night. What does democracy day hold in store for regional Australia?

This time around the bush is expected to host a heap of close-run contests in marginal electorates across the country - which we've mapped out for you here.

Every seat is significant this time around, and the close race has pushed local issues to the fore like we haven't seen for quite some time.

A cacophony of independent country candidates and minor parties have cropped up to test the credential of major parties, particularly in regional areas.

Have regional voters given the major parties a whack today? Did support for country independents catch fire, or fizzle? Has the bush cast a crucial vote?

Follow all the live action here:

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