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Election Day is finally here – and when it comes to coverage, analysis, results and expert commentary, 9News has you covered across all platforms.

Comprehensive coverage begins at 7am with Weekend Today.

You can then follow live updates throughout the day at and via the 9News app, with our live blog kicking off at 8am.

A special election-day edition of 9News will be broadcast at 4pm.

Then at 5pm, election evening coverage begins on Channel 9 and 9Now.

Viewers in all capital cities will hear the very latest from reporters on the ground in electorates right around the country in their local editions of 9News at 6pm.

These bulletins will also feature early results from Nine’s exclusive election prediction system.

Rolling coverage on election night, hosted by Peter Overton and Alicia Loxley, begins at 7pm, delivering live results with unparalleled analysis from some of the biggest political names in the country.

Nine’s political editor, Chris Uhlmann, will spearhead in-depth coverage as the votes are tallied.

Also appearing on the panel are:

  • Bill Shorten (ALP) – contested the last two federal elections as Leader of the Labor Party (2013 – 2019)
  • Senator Jane Hume (LIB) – Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and the Digital Economy and Minister for Women’s Economic Security
  • Senator Matt Canavan (NAT) – Deputy Leader of the Nationals in the Senate and former Minister for Resources and Northern Australia
  • Kate Ellis (ALP) – former Minister for Youth and Minister for Sport and the youngest person to become an Australian government minister

Nine’s team of reporters will be stationed in electorates across the country, bringing viewers the latest in breaking news from key seats.

Charles Croucher shows off the Virtual Tally Room on Election eve, an integral part of the 9News coverage.
Charles Croucher shows off the Virtual Tally Room on Election eve, an integral part of the 9News coverage. (Nine)

Using our own state-of-the-art election system, we will also calculate results as determined by our team of experts at Nine’s Decision Desk. And as the results come into Nine’s Election HQ, we will broadcast them in our Virtual Tally Room.

You can also follow rolling coverage and in-depth results at, and all the key speeches will be live streamed.

Make sure you download our app for localised alerts notifying you when key seats are declared.

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