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Every seat has a story

WOULD you vote for a coalition/party or the candidate? Or do both factor in?

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Politics of the Wild Wild East

ON nomination day yesterday, Sabah fulfilled its reputation for being the Wild Wild East of Malaysian politics.

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Politics of anger no longer holds sway

DURING a recent “political tourism” road trip from Kuala Lumpur to Bera, Pahang, I noticed a difference in the “noise” coming from Chinese voters compared with what I heard leading up to the 14th General Election (GE14) in 2018.

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Grudge match coming between former allies

The Opposition vote is going to be badly split in Sabah come Nov 19.

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What’s happening in the rural heartland

“FOR us, banjir (flood) is normal. Flood or no flood, we will go out to vote,” a 40something man told me when I chatted with him at a nasi lemak stall in Jerantut town in Pahang.

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Rumour has it

“The talk is Budget 2023 will not be tabled and Parliament will be dissolved on Thursday,” was the often repeated rumour earlier this week.

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Telling herstory

The country’s sole woman to currently lead a political party explains her motivations and actions that got her into this unique position.

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Asking the right question

It’s not about GE15’s date, it’s about holding power.

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For show or for real?

As various parties and factions fight over the date of the next general election, it’s difficult to sort the real battles from the posturing.

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Who’s willing to use his power?

It looks like when the 15th General Election will be called will come down to a battle of wills between just two men.

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Ultimatums and U-turns

With Umno pushing hard to hold a general election as soon as possible, what political scenarios will play out? Here are some possibilities.

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Don’t throw stones

Politicians living in glass houses can’t afford to cast aspersions when one of their number is jailed.

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