THE fate of Labor Senator Louise Pratt is still in doubt following the re-run Western Australian Senate election on Saturday.

Pratt is a member of the LGBTI community and an outspoken ally of LGBTI Australians. Her partner Aram Hosie is a trans* man and activist working in Western Australia’s LGBTI community.

While the outcomes of five of the six available Senate seats have been determined, there is a tight race for the sixth seat between Pratt and the Coalition’s Linda Reynolds.

The Coalition have already gained two Senate seats in the election, filled by David Johnston and Michaela Cash, while the Green’s Scott Ludlam has one and Palmer United Party’s Zhenya Wang has another.

One seat has gone to the candidate who bumped Pratt off the top spot on Labor’s ticket, Joe Bullock — who made headlines for disparaging Pratt’s sexuality and her relationship with Hosie during the Senate campaign.

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