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Can Scott Morrison's Liberals win in May?

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For the Coalition to win the federal election in its own right on May 18, it need to win seats from Labor and/or the independents and stave off loses in many marginal seats.

After redistributions and the addition of a net two seats, the Coalition holds 73 seats, Labor 72 and the independents six. The Coalition needs 76 seats to win majority government. How is it going to do this, when polling still shows it trailing Labor?

The seats the Coalition has the best chance of winning are held by independents, Kerryn Phelps in Wentworth, and Cathy McGowan - retiring at this election - in Indi. In last year's Wentworth byelection, more than 20 per cent of........

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