More 3-cornered fights in GE15 likely, analysts say

Chan Kok Leong

Umno staying out of Perikatan in GE15 could pave the way for more three-cornered fights, analysts say. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, February 22, 2021.

THERE will be more three-cornered fights in Peninsular Malaysia in the 15th general election if Umno maintains its decision to stay independent from the Perikatan Nasional (PN) pact, said analysts.

“Bersatu and PAS will work together in PN as Umno cannot share seats with PAS in the east coast,” said Universiti Teknologi Malaysia’s Dr Mazlan Ali.

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  • What is the point for UMNO to remain in PN. If they do win the election everything will be the same again. Bersatu and PAS will continue to dominate UMMO.. If UMNO stand on its own and win some seats they can be the kingmaker if its a hung parliament.

    Posted 1 month ago by Elyse Gim

  • If Umno remain in PN, Bersatu will continue to suppress them until they are no longer significant.
    The move by Umno is correct because they are being push to the wall.

    Posted 1 month ago by Adrian Tan