Without split votes, Bersatu faces uphill task in Semenyih

M Fakhrull Halim

Modified 18 Feb 2019, 4:26 am

SEMENYIH POLLS | Bersatu is going into the Semenyih by-election with an uphill task in retaining several key polling districts which it had won in the last general election due to a split of votes between Umno and PAS.

One such polling district is Bandar Tasik Kesuma, which contributed the fourth largest number of votes out of the 23 polling districts in GE14.

In the 2018 general election, Bersatu captured 48.35 percent of the votes, while BN got 30.22 percent, PAS 16.84 percent and PSM 3.54 percent in the polling district.

But if PAS supporters were to back BN this time around, Bersatu, which will be contesting under the Pakatan Harapan banner, will be neck-and-neck with BN...

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