The incumbent coalition claimed victory in Malaysia’s 13th general elections in May 2013, securing a simple majority of parliamentary seats despite losing the popular vote. The dramatic result raises questions not only about the probity of the electoral process in Malaysia but also about the future of party politics there.
Malaysia’s 13th General Elections: Same Result, Different Outcome
Meredith L. Weiss is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University at Albany, State University of New York, and Visiting Associate Professor of Southeast Asia Studies at the Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies. Email: <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
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Meredith L. Weiss; Malaysia’s 13th General Elections: Same Result, Different Outcome. Asian Survey 1 December 2013; 53 (6): 1135–1158. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.6.1135
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