Re-delineation in Selangor race-biased, says Serdang MP


The second local inquiry into the re-delineation exercise in Selangor will be held after the Election Commission’s public display of the updated boundaries for the state ends on February 14. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 17, 2018.

THE Selangor re-delineation exercise proposed by the Election Commission (EC) is a form of “ethnic gerrymandering” aimed at helping Barisan Nasional win back marginal state seats at the next elections, said Serdang lawmaker Dr Ong Kian Ming.

Based on the second notice of the Selangor delimitation released on Monday, several state seats won by a slim majority by Pakatan Rakyat in the 13th general election (GE13) will see the percentage of Malay voters increased by 5% to 10%, Ong said.


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