Hollie Hughes was the next candidate on the Coalition joint ticket for the 2016 election and was set to get the position on the recount.
John Alexander is expected to resign over the weekend, becoming the latest MP to be claimed by the dual citizenship crisis.
Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten are inching toward an agreement on the form of a citizenship declaration that each MP would have to make within weeks.
Laws passed by MPs while under a citizenship cloud are unlikely to be contested; decisions made by ministers after doubts about their dual citizenship was announced are more complicated matters.
Bob Brown's successful High Court challenge to an anti-protest law in Tasmania will cause many states to review their own protest laws.
The proposed loan of Commonwealth money to Adani is on shaky constitutional ground, potentially paving the way for High Court challenge which could change the dynamics of federal-state funding.
The National Question cannot be resolved solely through South Africa's constitution. There's potential for a far more radical transformative project than traditional liberalism.
To find the government's postal plebiscite on same-sex marriage valid, the High Court had to work through several quite technical constitutional and legal arguments.
By failing to provide details on what invalidated Kenya's election, the country's Supreme Court has created an impossible timeline for organising re-elections within 60 days.
Between August 8 and 24 the AEC dealt with 933,592 enrolment transactions, 87% of which were changes or updates.
India's institutional architecture is been trampled over by the BJP in its attempt to get the better of its political rivals.
The High Court has set hearing dates of October 10, 11 and 12 for MPs' dual citizenship cases.
South Africa's Public Protector, has been exposed as incompetent after trying to meddle with the constitutional mandate of the country's central bank.
The government has asked the High Court to hear the dual citizenship cases of several current and former MPs on September 13-14.
Australia’s federal MPs are apparently servants of the Christian God, working for His glory.
Michelle Grattan and Deep Saini discuss the week in politics.
The deputy leader of the Nationals, Fiona Nash, has been found to have dual British nationality.
The Australian government had and has the power to do things necessary to establish and maintain its immigration detention facility on Manus Island, despite detention violating PNG law.
The High Court ruling over the five MPs' legitimacy to hold seats may hang on whether they took reasonable steps to renounce their non-Australian citizenships.
Are different ways of governing emerging from South Africa's cities governed by opposition coalitions?