Monday, 26 October 2020
Hours after the Kimanis by-election result, the wisecracks were already circulating: “Kimanis has become Kipahit” (manis means sweet; pahit means bitter) for Pakatan Harapan. Barisan Nasional romped home to victory in the Kimanis by-election in Sabah with a larger majority...
From his six years experience serving in the Penang Island City Council, Dr Lim Mah Hui shares his perspectives on local government and the way forward to strengthening local democracy, which includes not only bringing back local elections but...
The Pakatan Harapan defeat in yesterday’s Tanjung Piai polls was the most predictable of all the by-elections held since the 2018 general election. But the 15,086-vote margin of defeat must have stunned many pundits. Yet, the signs were there that...
I know many of you are taking a keen interest in this by-election, perhaps hoping it would send a message to certain parties. Well, here's your chance to share your thoughts even though you may be outside Tanjung Piai....
While the BN's winning majority of 4,510 in the Rantau by-election yesterday might look large, it was actually a reduced majority compared to its 2013 general election winning majority of 4,613. (BN had won unopposed in the...