Malaysia's general elections: Vote for the candidate, not the party


Our columnists implores all the new young voters out there in Malaysia: 'Look at the candidates you can vote for, decide which of them is worth the country’s time, and if all are equally good (or perhaps bad), only then look at the party.' — Filepic/The Star

In November 2022, there are just over a million new voters in Malaysia between 18 and 21 years old. On top of that, five million more voters between 21 and 29 years old have been automatically registered and added to the electoral roll.

In the runup to Malaysia's 15th General Election on Nov 19, 2022, some of these millions of voters might ask questions like, “Who are the candidates for PM, and how do I vote for them?”

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