Hard for BN to win back Selangor, say analysts

Chan Kok Leong

Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz (centre) receives his appointment letter as Selangor Umno treasurer from state party chief Noh Omar during the Selangor Barisan Nasional convention in Shah Alam on July 31. Analysts say this move is unlikely to boost BN’s chances of winning back the state in the next general election. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Nazir Sufari, August 10, 2022.

BARISAN Nasional (BN) will find it difficult to wrest Selangor from Pakatan Harapan (PH) in the next general election despite its impressive back-to-back victories in the Malacca and Johor state elections, analysts said.

And despite the grand announcement of Finance Minister Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz entering politics and helping to boost Selangor Umno, their chances of taking back the state are slim, they said.

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