NT election: Walker says legal avenues available if she loses


The politician in line to become the deputy chief minister has said she will consider taking legal action if she loses by less than five votes in the seat of .

After preferences, incumbent deputy Labor leader Lynne Walker is now 10 votes behind independent candidate Yingiya Mark Guyula in the seat of Nhulunbuy.

The Electoral Commission will not declare the result until Monday, after the postal vote deadline.

“The only potential next step is if the margin narrows to five or less votes not my way that it can be taken to the Court of Disputed Returns if there is a case that Labor could put,” Ms Walker told FM.


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