The Victorian Election of 18 September 1999: Another Case of Electoral Volatility?

  title={The Victorian Election of 18 September 1999: Another Case of Electoral Volatility?},
  author={Dennis Frank Woodward and Brian John Costar},
  journal={Australian Journal of Political Science},
  pages={125 - 133}
  • D. Woodward, B. Costar
  • Published 1 March 2000
  • Political Science
  • Australian Journal of Political Science
The 1999 Victorian State election was remarkable in many respects: the defeat of the seven-year-old Coalition government was unexpected; it terminated the career of one of Australia’s highest proŽ le politicians in Jeff Kennett; it produced the Ž rst Victorian minority administration in nearly 50 years; Ž ve new Labor cabinet members were sworn in as Ministers before they were sworn in as Members of Parliament; the death of a candidate on polling day caused a supplementary election; and the… 
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