Samantha Ratnam Greens Victorian Election
Victorian Greens leader Samantha Ratnam (Image: AAP/Julian Smith)

At times during the Victorian election campaign -- which mercifully draws to a close on Saturday -- it has seemed like the trio of high-profile parties have been aggressively trying to alienate voters. A huge part of this is due to the rich tapestry of candidates who have been forced to resign or withdraw.

Let's take a look.