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BN still at slight advantage with EC's new proposal, says don

Koh Jun Lin  |  Published:  |  Modified:

The Election Commission’s (EC) latest proposal for Selangor’s electoral boundaries will still leave BN at a slight advantage, political scientist Wong Chin Huat said.

Although the newly proposed boundaries would leave most of Selangor unchanged since the last general election, Wong pointed out that BN would still benefit from the gerrymandering and malapportionment that have been in place prior to the redelineation exercise.

“In brief, it doesn’t get much worse (as bad as the EC wanted it), but nor does it get better, compared to the 13th general election.

“Pakatan Harapan would still be at a disadvantage (as Pakatan Rakyat was) in the 13th general election, but not much as feared (as with the first proposal),” Wong told Malaysiakini...

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