The Liberal Party claimed victory in Eric Ripper's old seat of Belmont yesterday as former local mayor Glenys Godfrey pulled away from Labor's Cassie Rowe.
Ms Godfrey appears to have won a seat held continuously by Labor in the electorate's various configurations since it was created in 1962.
Collie-Preston and Midland remained on a knife-edge last night, with the Liberals' Jaimee Motion still narrowly ahead in the South West electorate but Labor's Mick Murray closing the gap.
Just 84 votes separated the pair at 6.30 last night.
Michelle Roberts maintained a lead of just 88 votes in Midland over the Liberals' Daniel Parasiliti.
The margin was even narrower in the Goldfields electorate of Eyre, where the Nationals' Colin De Grussa was 55 votes ahead of the incumbent, former Liberal minister Graham Jacobs.
And the picture is still unclear in Kimberley, where Labor's Josie Farrer (27.4 per cent of the primary vote), Liberal Jenny Bloom (25.1 per cent) and the Greens' Chris Maher (23.6 per cent) are each within 400 votes of one another.
Recounts are likely in each electorate and final results may not be known until Saturday.
Counting is also continuing for the Upper House, where there is significant uncertainty over the final spot in a number of regions.According to the latest projection of the ABC's election computer, a second Shooters and Fishers Party candidate, John Parkes, could be elected in Mining and Pastoral, while the Nationals' Colin Holt would hang on in South West and Greens Robin Chapple and Lynn MacLaren would be returned in Mining and Pastoral and South Metropolitan.
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