This is Neil Mitchell’s editorial on the 1988 Victorian state election.
Mitchell joined Melbourne radio station 3AW in 1987. In 1988, he hosted the drive-time show. He moved to mornings in 1990. Prior to radio, Mitchell had a career in print journalism. He was editor of the Herald from 1985 until 1987.
At the election on October 1, 1988, the Labor government of John Cain was returned to office for its third term, defeating the Liberal opposition led by Jeff Kennett.
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