Former premier Steve Bracks says he expects Labor to win tonight’s election, however that the occasion might be confronted with minority authorities.
In the meantime, former Liberal premier Jeff Kennett says it’s too quickly to make a prediction.
Something may occur. Having mentioned that, I’m wanting ahead to the tip of this marketing campaign and getting again to life.
Talking on Channel Seven, the previous leaders additionally clashed over the 1999 election, during which Bracks brought on a shock upset by knocking off Kennett due to a Labor swing in regional seats.
When requested whether or not Matthew Man would proceed as chief if he misplaced a second-straight election, Kennett identified he misplaced two elections earlier than main “probably the most reformist authorities Victoria had seen”.
“We left you $1 billion. I made your job really easy,” Kennett mentioned to Bracks.
“The pity was that Victorians didn’t just like the reforms,” Bracks retorted.
“They favored the reforms however not the pace of them,” Kennett replied. “Your colleague, [former premier] John Brumby, is one I give credit score to for you profitable that election as a result of he seized on the very fact, or made a difficulty of, metropolis versus rural.”
Bracks added that it was “intriguing” that the State Electrical energy Fee was a distinguished subject this marketing campaign after the Kennett authorities offered off the state-owned electrical energy supplier again within the Nineties.