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Topic: 2014 victorian election
The top 10 elections of 2014

The top 10 elections of 2014

It was a big year in elections internationally, with six of the G20 members holding electoral contests during 2014. Herewith, the most exciting for the year.

Poll Bludger: what happens when the ‘wrong’ candidate wins

Poll Bludger: what happens when the ‘wrong’ candidate wins

A complicated loophole in vote-counting legislation has awarded a seat to Labor that should have gone to the Country Alliance in Victoria.

‘No business case’ for East West Link

‘No business case’ for East West Link

The Napthine government's signature East West Link policy would not have been able to pay for itself. Crikey Victorian politics reporter Dan Moss reports.

Poll Bludger: could the Greens be coming for Turnbull?

Poll Bludger: could the Greens be coming for Turnbull?

The Greens' electoral success in Prahran was due to a number of demographic factors, with the seat an interesting mixture of hip young things and old money. Sounds like a certain federal Sydney seat we know ...

Newman in the fight of his political life, with Abbott a major liability

Newman in the fight of his political life, with Abbott a major liability

Labor won't have the votes to unseat the LNP at next year's Queensland election, but it might be able to turf Campbell Newman out of his own seat.

Rundle: if Morrison rolls Abbott, the Greens could end up stronger than ever

Rundle: if Morrison rolls Abbott, the Greens could end up stronger than ever

The Labor Party seems fresh out of ideas. And the Greens are more than happy to eat Labor's lunch.

How the Greens (probably) wiggled out of Prahran’s three-way manjam

How the Greens (probably) wiggled out of Prahran’s three-way manjam

The Victorian Greens were up against a very popular Liberal incumbent and a strong Labor candidate in the Melbourne seat of Prahran. So how did they squeeze out a win? Victorian politics journalist Dan Moss explains.

Changing the personnel won’t change the government’s behaviour

Changing the personnel won’t change the government’s behaviour

Crikey readers have their say on the East West Link, a cabinet reshuffle and other issues of the day.

Three myths about the East West Link

Three myths about the East West Link

The East West Link was bad policy, but that's no excuse for perpetuating bullshit about it.

Labor’s Port of Melbourne lease won’t be smooth sailing

Labor’s Port of Melbourne lease won’t be smooth sailing

Labor has promised to lease out the Port of Melbourne in order to pay to replace 50 level crossings. But Crikey Victorian politics journalist Dan Moss says the Greens might make that tricky.