Umno wins big in Malacca

Noel Achariam

Barisan Nasional supporters celebrate the coalition’s huge success in the Malacca polls at its command centre in Ayer Keroh, Malacca. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Nazir Sufari, November 20, 2021.

UMNO made a triumphant return to power in Malacca by leading Barisan Nasional (BN) to a huge victory in the state polls, with the coalition winning 20 of the 28 state seats announced as at press time, returning to form a new government with a two-third majority.

Umno, boosted by Najib Razak’s campaigning, won 17 of the seats, followed by MCA (2) and MIC (1).

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