Hastie retains seat of Canning for fourth time

Andrew Hastie has retained his seat of Canning. PIC: Facebook

Andrew Hastie has retained his Liberal seat of Canning in a close contest with Labor candidate Amanda Hunt.

With 99 per cent of the votes counted, Mr Hastie surpassed Ms Hunt by a margin of 5872 votes.

Mr Hastie attracted 54.12 per cent of votes in the Canning electorate, compared to Ms Hunts 45.88 in the two party preferred contest.

Despite the victory, Mr Hastie suffered a 7.44 per cent swing away from the Liberals, meaning the seat is now marginal. 

Labor Leader Anthony Albanese with Canning candidate Amanda Hunt. PIC: Facebook

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