The votes have been cast and it can be confirmed Dugald Saunders has been retained as the member for Dubbo.
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While official counting will continue on Monday, Mr Saunders was confirmed as the winner on Saturday night.
At roughly 9pm and with around 30 per cent of the votes counted, Mr Saunders had tallied 50.47 percent of the primary vote - a significant lead on Labor contender Josh Black who attracted 23.98 percent and Shooters, Fishers and Farmers candidate Kate Richardson who earned 14.55 percent.
If you want to re-live it all, check out the blog from election day below otherwise more election coverage will be appearing on the Daily Liberal website on Sunday and the coming days.
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