Low voter turnout will make it hard to read marginal seat results, analysts say

Elill Easwaran Mohd Farhan Darwis Noel Achariam

The Election Commission expects only 70% of voters will turn up to cast their votes in Malacca this weekend, compared with the 84.5% during GE14. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Hasnoor Hussain, November 16, 2021.

THE anticipated low voter turnout makes it hard to predict the outcome for nine marginal seats in the Malacca elections this weekend, said analysts.

Nine of the 28 state seats are pegged as marginal as they were won by narrow margins of less than 1,000 majority votes in the 14th general election (GE14).

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