Is Malacca a precursor to the coming general election?


The Barisan Nasional coalition had a resounding win in the Malacca state election, winning 21 out of 28 seats.

What was the reason for this? Is this a wake-up call for the opposition Pakatan Harapan coalition? Will the existing coalitions hold? And is this a barometer for the coming general election?

BFM poses these questions to Dr Bridget Welsh, honorary research associate at the University of Nottingham’s Asia Research Institute in Malaysia, and Ibrahim Suffian, programme director at the Merdeka Center.

Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar
Presented by: Wong Shou Ning

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