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Analysts: 'Uncle Kentang' won't split votes in Semenyih

M Fakhrull Halim  |  Published:  |  Modified:

SEMENYIH POLLS | The popularity of social activist Kuan Chee Heng on social media will not split votes in the Semenyih by-election, say analysts.

According to political scientist Mohd Azizuddin Mohd Sani of Universiti Utara Malaysia, independent candidates are rarely favourites – unless they are persons of note who can convince voters that they will bring about change.

"I think there will be no big impact, very little... 

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