New political parties cannot be ‘game changers’ on their own, observers say

Ravin Palanisamy

Parti Kuasa Rakyat president Kamarazaman Yaakob at the party’s launch on October 10, 2021. Observers are of the view that newly formed political parties will not be game changers if they fly solo in the next general election. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 22, 2022.

NEWLY formed political parties are not going to be “game changers” if they fly solo in the 15th general election (GE15), political analysts said.

Besides the few well-known personalities who stand a chance to win some seats, observers said the newly formed parties would need to be part of an existing formidable coalition to gain traction in next general election.

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