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.
Malaysia has announced it will hold a general election on November 19, attempting to end years of political instability. However, voter apathy and the ongoing monsoon season is expected to impact voter turnout. Dr. Bridget Welsh says voters will be “spoiled for choice” if they turn out with multiple coalitions to choose from.
The announcement of the dissolution of Parliament today paves the way for GE15 to be held within 60 days, which is nine months earlier than the end of the full term. What can we expect at the starting blocks of GE15?
21st August marks the end of Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob’s first year as Malaysia’s 9th Prime Minister. Dr. Bridget Welsh joins host Melisa Idris and Ibrahim Suffian (Merdeka Center) on Consider This to discuss how his tenure has fared so far.