Part 5 of “On the Road to GE15”, Dr. Bridget Welsh highlights the main issues and dynamics present as parties begin their campaign to win over voters, with many dishes on offer yet to fully tempt many.
Part 4 of the “On the Road to GE15” series, Dr. Bridget Welsh focuses on the role of women, where female candidates are often displaced and there is (limited) engagement with women voters — doing a disservice to Malaysia.
GE15 is already shaping up to be a highly crowded arena but will there be surprises in store on Nomination Day? Dr. Bridget Welsh and Dr. Azmi Hassan unpack the ways campaign strategies might be impacted by a highly competitive race.
Bridget Welsh is currently Honorary Research Associate with the University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute Malaysia (UoNARI-M) based in Kuala Lumpur. She is also a Senior Research Associate of the Hu Feng Center for East Asia Democratic Studies of National Taiwan University and a Senior Associate Fellow of The Habibie Center. She specializes in Southeast Asian politics, with a focus on Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore and Indonesia. She is committed to fostering engagement, mutual understanding and empowerment.