Terengganu a state to watch in coming polls


The east coast state of Terengganu will be a state to watch in the coming general election, with Pakatan perhaps having a slight edge over the BN.

Have a look at the response from the crowd here.

In the last general election, the BN won 55 per cent of the popular vote in state seats to capture 24 of the 32 state seats on offer. Pas bagged the remaining eight.

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Teregganuan have a very soft spot for Anwar. PAS Terengganu tasted power because of Anwar’s reformasi movement. Now with Anwar back in full force, it will swing especially now that the youth vote is even bigger than it was before..


Last election PAS 8 seat. With just another 8-9 seat from PR, it will be over for BN.
Like wise it will be the same for Johore, Sabah & Negeri Sembilan. Together with the other 5 states won last GE it will be BeEnd for BN


Trengganu has fallen once.
It will fall this time

Gerakan K

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stadium roof collapse twice are bad omen for Be-End ineffective administrators; and we are not talking about even poor maintenance culture.

so wont be surprised No No No in Trengagnu next.

Batu Ferrighian

The government build a stadium that collapsed TWICE. It’s a sign!