Dan Andrews is predicted to secure a third term as Victoria’s Premier despite a swing against the Labor party, according to a new poll.
The Newspoll release suggests the Labor government will retain 45 to 50 of its 55 seats in the 88-seat parliament. The two party-preferred poll puts Labor at 54.5 to 45.5.
If the poll is accurate, it will mean a 2.8 per cent swing against Labor since 2018 – but it would also mean a slim majority for Mr Andrews.
Dan Andrews is predicted to secure a third term as Victoria’s Premier according to a new poll
On Friday, Mr Andrews and Liberal Leader Matthew Guy made their final pitches to undecided voters as Victorians head to the polls for the state election
Labor’s primary vote is at 38 per cent with Matthew Guy’s Coalition at 35 per cent. The Greens trail on 12 per cent, and independents are at 15 per cent, according to the poll, conducted for the Australian.
It bodes well for Mr Andrews, who has faced intense scrutiny over his time…