Opposition will find Sarawak polls tough going, analysts say


Desmond Davidson

Opposition parties in Sarawak riding on the platform of secession, state rights and autonomous rule will have a hard time trying to win the coming state election, analysts say, as the ruling party is already making headway in these issues. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 5, 2021.

A COMBINATION of factors will see a bad run for parties contesting on the platforms of secession from Malaysia, state rights or autonomous rule in the coming Sarawak elections, political analysts said.

They said the fact that the leaders are unknown, a lack of political experience, tight finances and foggy promises will set them on their way to defeat again.


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