INTERACTIVE: Here's how Sabah voted

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  • Sunday, 27 Sep 2020

A score board showing Perikatan Nasional's unofficial results indicating that Gabungan Rakyat Sabah had won the election. — ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE/The Star

PETALING JAYA: Sabah voters ushered in a new government with the victory of Gabungan Rakyat Sabah (GRS) in the state election on Saturday.

Candidates from GRS - which comprises Perikatan Nasional (Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia, Sabah STAR, SAPP and PBS), Barisan Nasional (Umno, PBRS and MCA) - won 38 of the 73 seats that make up the Sabah state assembly.

GRS won by a two-seat majority over Warisan Plus, an alliance comprising Parti Warisan Sabah, PKR, DAP and Upko which managed to win 32 seats.

Independents won the remaining three consitutencies.

Here's what the political balance of power looks like among the major alliances in Sabah:

In terms of where the 731,331 votes went, it was almost neck and neck between Warisan Plus - which received 43.42% of the vote share - and GRS, which garnered slightly less at 43.21%.

The following are the parties whose candidates won, and the number of seats they each contested.

Here's how each of the 447 candidates performed:
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