Michael Koziol The Herald's live coverage of the 2015 NSW state election
Eamonn Duff The Sydney Dogs and Cats Home is in need of saving after it was told to leave its home of 70 years.
Leesha McKenny For an independent contesting what - federally, at least - is a notionally Liberal seat, Alex Greenwich cut a relaxed-looking figure while visiting inner city polling places on Saturday.
Nicole Hasham The Greens have claimed at least two lower house seats with wins in Newtown and Balmain, and either the Greens or Labor are likely to seize the north coast seat of Ballina.
John Garnaut American statesman Henry Kissinger pocketed close to US$5 million for guiding mining giant Rio Tinto to wash its hands of its jailed China chief, Australian citizen Stern Hu, and build relations with Bejing.
Lisa Visentin Parramatta's Dundas Sports Club was awash in Liberal blue on Saturday as sitting MP Dr Geoff Lee celebrated an historic win, becoming the first Liberal to hold the seat in more than 60 years.
Nicole Hasham Labor leader Luke Foley has praised the "honourable" Premier Mike Baird and conceded defeat in the NSW election, but says his party can now form a credible alternative government.
Patrick Begley "I will be disappointed if I don't win," a cautious Jodi McKay said when invited by the media to declare victory in the seat of Strathfield on Saturday night.