1999 Victorian State Election
Jeff Kennett's seven year old Liberal Government looked to be in no trouble going into the 1999 Victorian State election.
At the beginning of the campaign opinion polls had the Liberals ahead by 51 to 35%. It also held 58 of the 88 seats in the Victorian Parliament.
Labor had been decimated at the elections in 1992 and despite some massive Budget cuts over several years, Kennett looked set for a comfortable third term as Premier.
Labor's defeat [...]