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Looks like Dr M, Pejuang have no support - Perak opposition chief

Martin Vengadesan

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Modified 30 Aug 2020, 2:17 am

SLIM POLLS | The one-sided victory enjoyed by BN's Mohd Zaidi Aziz in the Slim by-election have taken even Umno leaders by surprise and the Perak opposition leader says it may be an indication that voters no longer have any support for ex-prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

"It looks like Pejuang has no place," Aziz told Malaysiakini after Pejuang-backed independent Amir Khusyairi Mohamad Tanusi won only 13.69 percent of the valid votes in Slim, just narrowly surpassing the 12.5 percent threshold required to keep his deposit.

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