Did you know that most smaller constituencies are won by the BN while the the opposition parties do well in the larger constituencies?
A retiree based in Sabah has submitted a revealing graph to the Parliamentary Select Committee. The graph shows the 222 constituencies ranked by number of voters. Strips in blue are those seats won by the BN in 2008 while those in red were those clinched by opposition parties.
See a pattern there? Coincidence or gerrymandering? How does the Election Commission explain this?
Ng is reported to have pointed out that the smallest constituency in Malaysia was 13 percent of the national average (number of voters per constituency) while the largest was 288 percent, in contrast to the UK’s smallest and largest constituency of 77 percent and 153 percent of the national average respectively. See the Malaysiakini report.
The PSC will be stopping by in Penang for public hearings on 15-16 December.