Is GE15 a good idea amid Covid-19 spike?  


The economy is just restarting after the MCO and any spike in coronavirus cases leading to another lockdown would spell disaster. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Seth Akmal, July 27, 2020.

Commentary by Mustafa K. Anuar

THE possibility of snap polls has been bandied about in recent times amid a persuasive contention that the wafer-thin majority Perikatan Nasional enjoys in Parliament makes it necessary for it to go back to the electorate for a fresh mandate and a respectable majority.

In response, Pakatan Harapan (PH) has expressed its readiness to go to the polls too, although it would rather that the general election be postponed to a later date when the Covid-19 pandemic finally reaches, if at all, its lowest ebb.


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