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19 March 2018, 12:16 | Tara Lloyd
SA election: Vote count begins after 1.2 million cast their ballots
However, watch for a hung parliament as Xenophon is likely to take votes from both parties. meaning SA best could hold the balance of power.
Support continues to slip for SA Best, according to The Australian's Newspoll, with the fledgling political party on 17 per cent, compared with the 32 per cent support it recorded late past year.
Premier Jay Weatherill and Opposition Leader Steven Marshall are expected to take centre stage on Friday, after Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis and opposition spokesperson Rob Lucas revealed campaign costings documents on Thursday.
"Labor, Liberal, unions and pokies operators are all trying to run me down with a lot of bull", he said.
As his fate became clearer last night, he ruled out taking the position of Nick Xenophon Team federal senators or incoming SA Best upper house MPs to allow him to return to parliament.
Australia's most successful Paralympian is vying for a victory of a different kind this weekend - to secure a seat in the South Australian parliament. "It's a fascinating seat, it really is, and I'm really looking forward to going around and thanking everybody that supported me over the past 16 years", Mr Weatherill told reporters.
The 29-year-old spent Saturday morning handing out how-to-vote cards with Liberal Leader Steven Marshall at a local primary school.
Asked what had gone wrong, Mr Xenophon said he began his campaign too late and spread himself too thin across the 36 seats SA Best contested.
The planned 120 megawatts (MW)/140 megawatt hours (MWh) storage capacity of Gupta's Liberty House is larger than that of the current record holder, built by Elon Musk's Tesla in South Australia in 2017, which has a cap of 100MW/129MWh.
The Australian Hotels Association headed an expensive campaign against Mr Xenophon based on the claim his pokies policy would cost the industry jobs.
"To put up a fight for those South Australians who don't have a voice".
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