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Protest votes loom as some Chinese voters seek to 'teach Harapan a lesson'

Ng Xiang Yi, Vivian Yap & Zikri Kamarulzaman

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Modified 12 Nov 2019, 7:12 am

TG PIAI POLLS | In the last general election, Pakatan Harapan achieved a major upset when, for the first time, it penetrated the BN fortress of Tanjung Piai. However, a confluence of factors is making it tough for the coalition to replicate the same success in this Saturday's by-election.

Bersatu's late Md Farid Md Rafik narrowly captured the parliamentary seat from MCA's Wee Jeck Seng in 2018, on the back of strong support from the Chinese community, which makes up around 41.4 percent of the population there, coupled with a small swing in the Malay community that comprises 57.6 percent...

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