Federal election 2022: David Pocock, Zed Seselja too close to call in ACT Senate race

· Updated May 22 2022 - 8:54am, first published May 21 2022 - 9:53pm

David Pocock and Liberal senator Zed Seselja are around 2000 votes apart in early ACT Senate vote counting, pointing to a potential historic upset and a changing of the guard in the representation for national capital.

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Gerard Cockburn

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