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State Government of Victoria beginning 3 December 2014 - period in office of Premier Andrews, Daniel who was still in office at 31 Dec 2018

Period in office of premier (see Glossary entry for 'period in office' and related terms)

Andrews, Daniel
Date of beginning of period in office
3 December 2014
Date of end of period in office
--in office at 31 Dec 2018-- 
Reason for end of preceding period in office
Loss of general election 
Reason for end of this government
--in office at 31 Dec 2018--
Number of days in office

Parliamentary support during period

Party affiliation of premier at start of period
Australian Labor Party
If coalition government
Coalition partner 1
Coalition partner 2
Coalition partner 3
Coalition partner 4
Party support in parliament at beginning of period
If change in parliamentary support during period
If further change during period

Number of ministers at beginning of period (this may vary during the period)

Total number of ministers
Number from party of premier
Number from coalition party 1
Number from coalition party 2
Number from upper house
Number who are women

Assembly elections contested as premier or after which became premier (see Glossary entry for 'after election')

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Election Premier at election Premier's party Premier after election Premier's party
VIC 24 November 2018Daniel AndrewsAustralian Labor PartyDaniel AndrewsAustralian Labor Party
VIC 29 November 2014Denis Vincent NapthineLiberal PartyDaniel AndrewsAustralian Labor Party

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Loss of general election (Napthine): Beginning of Andrews's period in office; At the general election for the Victorian Legislative Assembly on 24 November 2014, the Naphthine Liberal Party and National Party coalition government lost 3 percent of the first preference vote and 7 seats (5 Liberals and 2 from the National Party), giving the Australian Labor Party 47 of the Assembly's 88 seats. Andrews was commissioned on 3 December 2014 as Premier of an Australian Labor Party majority government.

References: The Australian Journal of Politics and History has given brief summaries of Victorian politics and government since 1956 in the 'Political Chronicle' section of the journal in issues of each annual volume. This publication can be viewed online through Wiley-Blackwell Journals at subscribing libraries.