Pakatan confident of retaining Selangor, won't hold state polls now

Nabihah Hamid

PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli says there’s no difference if state elections are called now as Barisan Nasional could also dissolve Parliament at the same time. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 11, 2018.

PAKATAN Harapan is confident that it will retain control of Selangor despite a re-delineation exercise by the Election Commission (EC), which is expected to favour the ruling Barisan Nasional, in the next elections.

It is this confidence which has led the pact to choose not to hold early polls in Selangor, fearing instead that it may confuse voters so close to the national elections which must be called by August.

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