Shades of Tanjung Piai?


Democracy in action: Election Commission workers arranging ballot boxes at a byelection last year. Voters will be dropping their ballots into the box at Kuala Kubu Baharu next month. How will Pakatan fare? — ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE/The Star

WILL the Kuala Kubu Baharu (KKB) byelection next month be Pakatan Harapan’s Tanjung Piai defeat?

In the Tanjung Piai byelection in Johor on Nov 16, 2019, Bersatu, then of the Pakatan coalition, failed to retain the parliamentary seat it won in the 2018 General Election. Barisan Nasional candidate Datuk Seri Dr Wee Jeck Seng of MCA wrestled back the seat by a whopping 15,086-vote majority.

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