ON THE ROAD: Bruce Scott talking to a constituent at Kingaroy State High School yesterday.
ON THE ROAD: Bruce Scott talking to a constituent at Kingaroy State High School yesterday. Louise Cheer

Scott, Truss and O'Dowd come out on top

ALL federal seats taking in the South Burnett are set to remain blue as Tony Abbott took home the prime ministership last night.

Maranoa MP Bruce Scott, Wide Bay MP Warren Truss and Flynn MP Ken O'Dowd are set to retain their seats as counting continues.

As of 10.30am today Mr O'Dowd had gained a 1.1% swing, while Mr Scott and Mr Truss lost 2.1% and 2.9% respectively.

Tony Abbott's win also means Mr Truss will be installed as deputy prime minister.

There was good news for the Palmer United Party last night, with the party seeing significant swings.

In the seats of Maranoa and Flynn PUP candidates Steven Ensby and John Bjelke-Petersen saw a swing of 9.2% and 14.7%.

South Burnett

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