Angus Taylor has officially been re-elected as the Member for Hume after the Declaration of the Polls at the Goulburn AEC office on June 21.
Accordingly, under the provisions of section 284 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act, the AEC's division returning officer "duly elected" Mr Taylor as the member to serve in the House of Representatives for the division of Hume.
Mr Taylor used the Declaration of the Polls announcement to thank the hardworking Hume AEC team.
"The AEC play an absolutely critical role in upholding our democracy, he said.
"Today, I particularly wanted to thank the Hume AEC team, who have worked incredibly hard through what has been a long and challenging federal election campaign.
"I thank all of the candidates who stood in Hume and all the supporters and community members who gave so much of their time during this campaign."
Across the Hume electorate, there were 104,762 formal votes and 8,040 informal votes.
Mr Taylor recorded 60,467 votes, with a total 57.72 per cent of the votes across the Hume electorate.
In the 2019 election, Mr Taylor was elected with 62.99 per cent of the votes, with this year's election results showing a 5.27 per cent swing away from the Liberal Party.
Labor candidate Greg Baines received 44,295 votes, leaving a margin of 16,172 between the two parties.
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