Tg Piai not a yardstick for Pakatan’s performance in Johor, say voters

Mohd Farhan Darwis

Wee Jeck Seng and supporters celebrating their victory in the Tg Piai by-election. Voters say the massive blow dealt to Pakatan Harapan in the by-election is not an indication of their support in the next elections. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, December 4, 2019.

DISSATISFACTION with Putrajaya delivered Tg Piai to the opposition this month but voters said the by-election result is not an indication of their support in the next elections.

They told The Malaysian Insight, if anything, it was an expression of voter unhappiness against the federal government more than the state government.

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  • The issue is not about giving PH another how ever so many years to govern; the issue is, what has PH done to date that proves this govt is actually for reform? U tell me, with so many u turns, Machiavellian politics and posturing, inept civil service and delivery mechanisms, additional compliance burden, uncertainty on the handover, racial and religious politics, failure to deliver justice - what do you think it will be in 3 years time? If you cannot deliver that which is within your means to do so now, then I doubt things would change at the end of the tenure.

    Reform and democracy is too precious to be left in the hands of self serving politicians; thats why instead of waiting for another 3 years to see if PH would deliver, Malaysia should use that time period to establish a strong third force.

    Posted 2 months ago by Rock Hensem