‘Smart move’ to hold Selangor polls now to beat re-delineation


Bede Hong

Selangor Menteri Besar Mohamad Azmin Ali (left) and Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz at the state’s Aidilfitri open house in Ampang last July. Azmin merely needs the sultan’s consent to dissolve the state assembly before the 14th general election. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 11, 2018.

IT will be a “smart move” by the Selangor government to dissolve the state assembly ahead of the 14th general election to ward off the effects of the re-delineation of electoral boundaries in favour of Barisan Nasional, analysts said.

Commenting on the contentious re-delineation exercise by the Election Commission, they said holding state polls ahead of GE14, which must be held before August, can be an advantage to Pakatan Harapan in Selangor.


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  • Go ahead. At least for morale, PH will show it can dish out as good as it gets from BN. There is many pak-turut that will get shaken BN cheating does not work, has limit and think twice.

    Posted 3 years ago by Bigjoe Lam