Battle for Tanjung Piai – Identity politics and five other key factors

Malaysiakini Team

Modified 24 Sep 2019, 5:35 am

The by-election for the Tanjung Piai parliamentary seat in Johor is to be called following the death of its incumbent, former deputy minister in the Prime Minister's Department Dr Md Farid Md Rafik.

The Election Commission (EC) received the formal notice on the vacancy after Farid’s death last Saturday. A special meeting will be held by the EC in Putrajaya next Tuesday to decide on the dates for the nomination, campaigning period and voting day.

Malaysiakini has identified six key areas that will the coming by-election.

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