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After the Australian newspapers were calling for a leadership spill all weekend, Prime Minister Turnbull’s team must have done a ring-around of the party room to gauge the numbers for a ballot, according to analysts at TD Securities.

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“Tradition suggests that you don’t call for a ballot without knowing what the outcome is going to be, and so Turnbull clearly had a good idea that he would remain as leader. The outcome of 48-35 means this issue can be set aside for now, but speculation is rising that an early election may settle the issue (current target May 2019, talk of October).”