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State elections: Will this be a test for the PM?

BENEDICT LOPEZ

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It is often said that state elections should focus on local issues, while parliamentary elections focus on national issues.

However, the upcoming series of state elections looks to be huge, with both Perikatan Nasional and the “unity government” side painting this as a test for Anwar Ibrahim’s leadership and popularity.

On top of that, this election will be different from last November’s general election, in terms of alliances heading into the polls.

BFM speaks to Dr Bridget Welsh, an honorary research associate at the University of Nottingham’s Asia Research Institute in Malaysia.

Produced and presented by: Dashran Yohan

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AGENDA RAKYAT - Lima perkara utama
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  4. Selamatkan demokrasi dan angkatkan keluhuran undang-undang
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