Xinhua News Agency, Canberra, May 21 (Reporter Yue Dongxing Bai Xu) The current Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on the evening of the 21st that the ruling coalition of the Liberal Party and the National Party led by him was defeated in the 2022 federal parliamentary election held on the same day. Congrats to the opposition Labour leader Albanese on his victory and said he will resign as leader of the Liberal Party.

  Voting results for all constituencies have not yet been counted.

Analysts predicted that the leading Labor Party is close to winning the 76 House of Representatives seats needed for independent governance, while the Liberal Party and the National Party ruling coalition currently has less than 60 seats, according to the results of the Australian Election Commission website updated in real time on the evening of the 21st.

  Australia holds federal parliamentary elections every three years.

The election will re-elect all 151 seats in the House of Representatives and 40 of the 76 seats in the Senate.

The party or coalition of parties that wins at least 76 seats in the House of Representatives will govern and its leader will be prime minister.

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