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Cash the factor BN used to grab S'wak rural seats, says analyst

Kow Gah Chie  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Cash handouts and development allocations were among the main factors BN used to win handsomely in the rural seats of Sarawak in the May 7 state election, says political analyst James Chin.

Chin claimed that money began flowing into the rural areas just before the voting day.

"The well-known factor is 'cash is king'," he said in his lecture on the Sarawak election at the Sunway University in Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya, this afternoon.

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