Voting closes in Australia’s eastern states, count set to start; Labor expected to win


May 18, 2019 4:21 PM

SYDNEY (REUTERS) – Voting in Australia’s eastern states closed at 6pm local time (0800 GMT, 4pm Singapore time) on Saturday (May 18) and counting was set to begin soon in an election that opinion polls and betting markets project will be won by the opposition Labor party.