Hard for Sarawak opposition to snatch Malay-Melanau seats, says analyst


Desmond Davidson

University of Tasmania political analyst James Chin says the Sarawak opposition is unlikely to squabble over 11 Malay-Melanau seats or those with a large number of Muslim Bumiputera voters ahead of the next general election. – EPA pic, May 14, 2022.

SEATS the Sarawak opposition are least likely to squabble over ahead of the 15th general election are the 11 Malay-Melanau constituencies or those with a large number of Muslim Bumiputera voters, University of Tasmania political analyst James Chin said.

“They are too hard to crack,” Chin said of the near stranglehold Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB), the lead party in the state ruling coalition, Gabungan Parti Sarawak, has on them.


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