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5 things to look out for ahead of Malaysia’s Nomination Day

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SPECULATION about the candidates for Malaysia's 15th general election has been rife, ahead of nominations this Saturday (Nov 5). Not many political parties have hit the streets yet, but election drums are being sounded with numerous meetings and "ceramah" (political seminars) across the country.

Here are five things to watch when the candidates are revealed:

1. Multi-cornered fights

The 2018 election - when the ruling party lost power for the first time - gave people the hope to change the government with their vote. The same goes for political parties, who now see opportunities to win one or two seats - especially in areas which lack clear majority support for any party, said Lau Zhe Wei, associate...

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