Port Dickson voters in two minds about Anwar


Gan Pei Ling

Anwar Ibrahim's decision to stand in the Port Dickson parliamentary seat has caught locals in the seaside town by surprise. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Kamal Ariffin, September 13, 2018.

INCOMING PKR president Anwar Ibrahim’s decision to stand in the Port Dickson parliamentary seat has caught locals in this scenic town by surprise, and elicited mixed reactions.

Non-Malays here believe Anwar will win the seat hands down while Malay voters are in two minds about it.


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  • LET THINGS BE. ANWAR DESERVES A SHOT AT BEING PM, FOR HIS REFORMASI PLATFORM & IDEAS. IT IS AN ONGOING PROCESS..

    Posted 3 years ago by MELVILLE JAYATHISSA

    • Dr. M seems to have hinted that his successor can be replaced, like Najib, if found wanting..

      Posted 3 years ago by MELVILLE JAYATHISSA

  • We need DSAI IN PARLIAMENT. His quality is needed now. Our country facing unprecedented problems and complex challenges . Tun M and DSAI , the best for our country. UMNO BN ALREADY DESTROYED OUR RICE BOWL

    Posted 3 years ago by Tam Yan Cheng

  • Watch out girls and boys, for the return of the dynamic duo Mahathir-Anwar...

    Posted 3 years ago by Mohamed Zaimir

  • PKR must outlive the shadow of DSAI...

    Posted 3 years ago by Sweesing lee

  • No issue of DSAI getting into parliament. After all he deserved it having served unwarranted time in prison. However, it's the way it is designed. He seems to be splitting his own party. It would have been a very grand affair if his journey to this by election is more transparently done, amongst his party and give a grand announcement with all by his side. Quite sure nobody would want to block him or can block him, coming back.

    Posted 3 years ago by Robert Phang

    • Precisely the point. It should have been a grand affair (announcement) especially with Tun M and the Presidential Council at his side. Why the "Cloak & Dagger" way. He is the 8th PM in waiting.
      I am angry at the way it was handled/managed, not that he is our 8th PM in waiting.
      Nonetheless, i wish him all the best and only the ppl of P132 (PD) can decide if he will be the 8th PM now.

      Posted 3 years ago by Hisham Abdullah

  • Should go to an UMNO stronghold to prove his worth. Why PD?

    Posted 3 years ago by Tanahair Ku

    • Because PKR is a hopeless party that can only stand in urban and semi-urban areas where there are significant non-Malay voters. If any PKR leader will to stand in rural Malay majority areas, they will be massacred like in the case of Kelantan, Terengganu and Pahang.

      Posted 3 years ago by Jackal Way

  • I am not paying for Invoke anymore to further Rafizi's agenda to propel Anwar forward. PD move was done in bad taste and without the very same transparency and consensus that the former was so concerned about.

    Posted 3 years ago by Roger 5201