advisory – Sept 2020, no. 7

In this advisory piece, IMAN delves into the outcome of this election by analysing the strengths and weaknesses of the two rival blocs – GRS and Warisan Plus, their respective victories and defeats, the current squabble over the CM’s post, and what all of this means for the state’s future. In truth, the numbers gained by the primary competitors in this election do not tell the full story of the complex political scenario in Sabah. The results must be analysed from a demographic and ethnic perspective, while taking into consideration current issues and trends impacting sentiments at the grassroots level.   


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