Premier Peter Gutwein has refused to say whether the Liberals will be forced to rely on the vote of embattled candidate Adam Brooks to hold onto its majority, while continuing to state "the people of Braddon" will decide if he's fit for parliament.
The Liberals are on track for a one-seat majority, but questions continue to surround the suitability of Mr Brooks - a likely winner in Braddon - in light of allegations he misled multiple women using a false identity.
The Victorian Transport Department confirmed it has referred the allegations to Tasmania Police.
On Tuesday, Mr Gutwein released a statement describing the allegations against Mr Brooks as "deeply concerning".
In his first press conference since claiming victory on Saturday, Mr Gutwein was asked what specifically he found concerning about the matter.
"When you've got two different points of view that are being played out publicly, obviously it's concerning," he said.
"Mr Brooks is now looking to take legal action and in terms of other matters, there's been a referral to Tas Police and so it's really not appropriate that I say too much more at this stage."
Questions about Mr Brooks dominated the press conference, which a staffer attempted to end after six minutes. When asked what the Liberal party was doing to ensure Mr Brooks was fit for parliament, Mr Gutwein said it was up to the people of Braddon to decide.
Premier defends initial response to Adam Brooks matter
He also defended his initial response during the campaign when a journalist showed him Tinder accounts that appeared to show Mr Brooks' face above different names. At the time, Mr Gutwein accused the journalist of having "tricked up" the images.
"In terms of that particular matter, a phone was thrust in my face in the middle of a press conference where we were talking about a significant investment into a power station," Mr Gutwein said.
"Now, I was going to make no comment in terms of what was on that phone. It wasn't my phone, it was someone else's."
As counting continues, Mr Gutwein said he was "becoming increasingly more confident" that the Liberals would achieve 13 seats, granting them a one-seat majority.
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"On Sunday our position in Clark strengthened. Obviously we need to wait as the Electoral Commission goes through these processes, but I am confident that we'll get that necessary 13th seat," he said.
Labor has remained critical of the Liberals' decision to endorse Mr Brooks as candidate.
Rumney Labor MLC Sarah Lovell said the Premier had made a judgement call that the actions of Mr Brooks were "the standard" he accepted.
"This is now firmly at the feet of the Premier. This is his decision now. The standard you walk past is the standard you accept," she said.
Mr Brooks released a statement on Tuesday saying he will not be responding to "private and personal questions" about his private life.
"I will be pursuing legal recourse against suggestions that I have acted against the law and I categorically deny any such allegation," he said.