Queensland Poll: The Winners and Losers

The Winners and Losers of the Queensland election

Winners:

Annastacia Palaszczuk -- Becomes the first woman leader in Australia's political history to win a second term, gaining enough seats to form a majority government in Queensland's parliament.

Robbie Katter -- the state leader of Katter's Australian Party will return to parliament with up to two other members in his team, which will include fellow incumbent Shane Knuth, and a possible newcomer Nick Dametto once the seat of Hinchinbrook is decided.

The Greens -- The minority party caused a stir and won its first seat in parliament. Candidate Amy McMahon ran a close second to Deputy Premier Jackie Trad in South Brisbane, while Michael Berkman claimed the inner-Brisbane electorate of Maiwar.

Losers:

Tim Nicholls -- The Liberal National Party leader was unsuccessful in his bid to return the conservative party to power after a term in the political wilderness and oversaw the loss of some high profile members. On Friday, he fell on his sword and announced he wouldn't recontest the leadership.

Scott Emerson -- A solid performer for the Liberal National Party in the last parliament, the former shadow treasurer faced an impressive offensive from the Greens in the seat of Maiwar, and was ultimately ousted when the race tightened between the minority party and Labor.

One Nation -- Tipped as kingmaker in the polls leading up to the vote, Pauline Hanson's party flopped when Queenslanders went to the polls, securing only one seat in the 56th parliament.

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