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What happened in GE13, and what now? Part 2

Clive Kessler  |  Published:  |  Modified:

ANALYSIS The first part of this commentary analysed the paradoxical outcome of the 13th general election.

It traced how the election of a reduced BN presence and increased opposition numbers in Parliament has amplified, not diminished, Umno’s power - here meaning specifically its power within the nation’s government and over the formation of national policy.

It then examined the nature of the election campaign that yielded this paradoxical outcome.

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