The Twelfth General Elections in Malaysia

Authors

  • Tunku Mohar Mokhtar

Abstract

Abstract: The twelfth general elections in Malaysia resulted in the ruling coalition (Barisan Nasional, BN) losing its two-thirds majority in Parliament. Denying the BN its sought after two-thirds majority is what the opposition parties were campaigning for. Additionally, they won five state assemblies. The electorate voted on the basis of “bread and butter” issues which were highlighted by the ruling coalition as well as the opposition parties.

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Published

2008-06-30

How to Cite

Mokhtar, T. M. (2008). The Twelfth General Elections in Malaysia. Intellectual Discourse, 16(1). Retrieved from https://journals.iium.edu.my/intdiscourse/index.php/islam/article/view/32

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Research Notes