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Election 2022: Malay-Muslim voting trends and the rise of Pas

What accounted for this swing in voter support?


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The emergence of Pas as the largest party in Parliament following the recent general election was the result of greatly increased voter support from the Malay-Muslim community.

What accounted for this swing in voter support for Pas and, by extension, Perikatan Nasional?

USM Prof Ahmad Fauzi Abdul Hamid and UiTM senior lecturer Che Hamdan Che Mohd Razali explain in this RSIS Commentary.

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11 Dec 2022 5.52am

It was more of a support for PN than PAS per se as PN attracted the votes with their lies about Yahudi and Christianisation, and the PAS candidates who stood under the PN logo won quite a substantial amount of seats.

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