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The second last seat was won by Animal Justice Party candidate Emma Hurst, who's a former media officer for animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). That is because government is formed in the lower house, and in order to attain government, a party must secure a majority of seats in that house. Former police minister Mike Gallacher is poised to complicate the passage of legislation by the Baird government when he holds the balance of power in the NSW upper house. "We've got people in regional NSW that wake up every day … not knowing if they have access to safe drinking water, and all the Premier can muster lately is a $25-million bribe for a sports stadium," Mr Banasiak said. As expected, the Christian Democrats, together with the Shooters and Fishers Party will hold the balance of power jointly. 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