Why did young voters pick a 92-year-old?


Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has scored a historic victory in the country’s general election. He defeated the Barisan Nasional coalition, which has been in power 60 years. The BBC asked some young Malaysian voters what they are now hoping for.

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RJ Manecksha

Simply because he was the more credible person compared to the incumbent

Kam Chee Ng

Yes,he is the man who really gain rakyat respect and trust and hope. We respect his determination and the kick the cash is king out and get back our money,another one is jho low,Chinese don’t like this greedy fatty,get him and his family !You know why I including his family?Because they didn’t tell him that is the rakyat blood money can not do that,that is evil

Tengku JW

Because Umno treats Rakyat like pariah and extremely corrupt!

Frankie Lim

we need his extraordinary mind ……to push the last punch.he is the grand chess master.

DrKatherine Poh

Not every politician is clean but he repented and asked for forgiveness. At his age he does not need any material wealth. He’s truly want to save Malaysia and our generations. No one can move the voters, only Tun ..

Ahmad Tarmizi Masri

strongly agree

Sophia Seow Abdullah Seow

Yes…he say sorry true frm d heart n he really want to save msia

Mathew Mathen

Because Malaysians young and old were fed up with Corruption, Arrogant Politicians, New Laws stifling our freedom …….and the list goes on and on and on !!!!

HoGiam Hglgsb

Bcos he is the 1 n ONLY 1 that can bring BN down

Yap Bin Chun

Because he is the man who dares to say “SORRY”.