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Queensland Premier sets date for the next state election 

  • Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk set to announce date for election
  • The election will be held on November 25 as Labor goes up against the LNP
  • It will be the first time in 25 years that Queenslanders will use preferential voting 

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is set to announce the date of the next state election.

The election will be held on November 25, according to the Courier Mail.

Ms Palaszczuk is expected to make an official announcement of the snap election on Sunday.

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is set to announce the date of the next state election

She came to power in January 2015, and her Labor party will go up against the the Liberal National Party led by Tim Nichols.

A rebel MP and the ill health of another are understood to be contributing factors for the Premier to call an early election.

Member for Pumicestone Rick Williams quit Labor and Agriculture Minister Bill Byrne is in poor health with heart issues, meaning he will struggle to attend the last weeks of Parliament. 

The election will be the first since 1992 that Queenslanders will use a compulsory preferential voting system.

The election will be the first since 1992 that Queenslanders will use a compulsory preferential voting system

The election will be the first since 1992 that Queenslanders will use a compulsory preferential voting system

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