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Penang state election predictions and poll

In six separate posts, I will be asking two pundits about their personal predictions on the outcome of the 12 August elections in six states.

First let me introduce these two, one from Pakatan Harapan and the other from Perikatan Nasional. Emen Jamal is the Tasik Gelugor PKR information chief while Abdul Rahman Kasim is the Tasik Gelugor Pas information chief.

Selangor state election predictions and poll

Today, we will look at the upcoming Selangor state election.

In the 2018 state election, Pakatan Harapan won 51 seats out of 56 (63.4% of the popular vote, including Bersatu’s 5.6%), Umno-Barisan Nasional picked up four (21.9%), and Pas just one (14.4%).

Kedah state election predictions

Tonight, we will look at the upcoming Kedah state election.

In the 2018 state election, Pakatan Harapan won 18 seats out of the 36 seats (36.5% of the popular vote, including Bersatu’s 12.2% or five seats), Barisan Nasional picked up three (29.6%), and Pas won 15 seats (33.7%).

Negri Sembilan state election predictions

Today, we will look at the upcoming Negri Sembilan state election.

In the 2018 state election, Pakatan Harapan won 20 seats out of 36 (53.9% of the popular vote, including Bersatu’s 5.4%), Barisan Nasional picked up 16 (37.8%), and Pas failed to win a single seat (7.5%).

Terengganu state election predictions

Tonight, we will look at the upcoming Terengganu state election.

In the 2018 state election, Pas won 22 seats out of the 32 seats (50.5% of the popular vote), Barisan Nasional picked up 10 (42.2%), and Pakatan Harapan failed to win a single seat (7.3% including Bersatu’s 1.8%).

Kelantan state election predictions

Tonight, we will look at the upcoming Kelantan state election.

In the 2018 state election, Pas won 37 seats out of the 45 seats (52.0% of the popular vote), Barisan Nasional picked up eight (37.6%), and Pakatan Harapan failed to win a single seat (10.0% including Bersatu’s 2.4%).

Penang fisherfolk issue five demands to candidates

The Penang Fisherfolk’s Association (Pen Mutiara) was established under the Fishermen’s Association Act 1971, over fifty years ago.

It is an organisation that has the legal responsibility to represent and protect the rights and wellbeing of 6,000 fisherfolk in Penang.

Kudos for scrapping Selangor’s PJD Link highway; now stop Penang’s mega-reclamation!

Aliran has just released the following statement:

Aliran is overjoyed by the Selangor government’s decision to scrap the controversial Petaling Jaya Dispersal Link (PJD Link) highway project.

It is a victory for the PJ residents who have campaigned tirelessly against this 34km highway project.

After SRS’ ‘PTMP’ flops, Penang needs a sustainable mobility masterplan

Penang Forum has just released this statement in response to the proposal for a state-wide “LRT” system.

Penang Forum welcomes the federal government’s intervention in coming up with a more comprehensive public transport network for the entire state of Penang.

According to Transport Minister Anthony Loke, Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim has pointed out that mainland Penang should not be left out of transport infrastructure plans.

Penang: Concerns of maldevelopment?

Are civil society’s concerns about Penang’s development trajectory being taken seriously? Are contentious projects an issue that will be on voters’ minds going into the Penang state election?