Former NT chief minister Adam Giles loses seat in final election count

CLP leader says he accepts the loss and of his seat and says he expected defeat after the Four Corners broadcast on NT juvenile detention was aired

Former chief minister Adam Giles, his former deputy Willem Westra Van Holthe, and deputy Labor leader Lynne Walker have all lost their seats in close counts in the Northern Territory election.

The deadline for postal votes passed at lunchtime Friday, two weeks after Labor’s resounding election victory, and the final count found Walker lost her remote seat of Nhulunbuy by just seven votes to independent Mark Yingiya Guyula.

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