Will the ‘Pearl of the Orient’ remain a DAP stronghold?


In the 2018 Penang state election, the DAP, PKR and Amanah won 35 out of the 40 seats available.

In the run up to the state elections, Penang voters have been feted with news of project approvals, such as the “Penang South Islands” and the Tanjung Bungah-Penang Airport overhead light rail line.

Will Penang remain a safe state for Pakatan Harapan – or will Perikatan Nasional spring a few surprises?

BFM speaks with political scientist and Aliran honorary secretary Dr Azmil Tayeb to get a sense of the situation on the ground.

Produced by: Mark Tan
Presented by: Mark Tan, Philip See and Shazana Mokhtar

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