GE15 unlikely to happen this year, says academic


Ragananthini Vethasalam

Azizuddin Mohd Sani says it is likely Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin will call elections only when he is confident of victory. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 8, 2020.

IT is unlikely that the 15th general election will be called this year, as the government has its hands full battling the Covid-19 pandemic, an academic said.

Rumours of snap polls to be called this year have been making the rounds as the government battles the perception of being unstable because of its slim majority.


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