How 13 new seats tilt the scales for BN, Warisan in Sabah

Ng Xiang Yi & Andrew Ong

Modified 18 Aug 2020, 1:44 pm

SABAH 2020 | The upcoming Sabah election would see the contests for 13 new legislative assembly seats, which would expand the playing field to 73 from 60, presenting new opportunities for main contenders BN and Warisan.

As the 13 new constituencies were almost entirely carved out of existing ones, it is possible to glean the level of support for either BN or Warisan based on the 2018 voting districts data.

But first, a quick primer on how these 13 seats were created and the methodology involved ...

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