PAS’ Malay-Muslim agenda key to winning polls, pundits say


Alfian Z.M. Tahir

PAS’ landslide victory in the Kemaman by-election is owed to the party’s ability to win the hearts and minds of young voters. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, December 5, 2023.

PAS’ conservative Islamist narrative has struck a chord with young voters and it can count on this vote bank to back its Malay-Muslim agenda for the coming decade, analysts said.

They said this after the party’s thumping victory in the Kemaman by-election over the weekend where Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar defeated Barisan Nasional’s (BN) Raja Mohamed Affandi Raja Mohamed Noor.


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