Eden-Monaro byelection: counting begins after polls close in a tightly fought contest – follow live
Follow all the results, news and analysis as Labor’s Kristy McBain attempts to retain seat for ALP and the Liberal party’s Fiona Kotvojs hopes for a once-in-100-year upset. Latest news
Evening all. Hope you are settling in for an interesting night. I’ll keep this early observation short and sweet. The early news from the count is reasonable for Labor.
Kristy McBain is ahead on the two party-preferred count 51.2% to Fiona Kotvojs on 48.8%.
Over on Sky, John Barilaro says he believes the Liberals will win.